Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1952) WHL First All-Star Team (1953) Lady Byng Trophy (1956)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954, 1955)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Billy Dea, Bill Dineen and Lorne Ferguson for Hec Lalande, Nick Mickoski, Bob Bailey and Jack McIntyre, December 17, 1957. Claimed by Boston from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 3, 1958.
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday