Brother of Bobby and Roland QJHL Second All-Star Team (1952) QJHL First All-Star Team (1953) QHL First All-Star Team (1958)
Traded to Chicoutimi (QHL) by Montreal with Jackie Leclair and Jacques Deslauriers for Stan Smrke, October 27, 1957. Traded to Toronto by Montreal for cash, June 7, 1960. Traded to Montreal (Quebec-AHL) by Toronto (Rochester-AHL) for Norm Corcoran, June 1, 1961. Suspended for life by QAHA for assault on referee Jim Kierans during game vs. Ottawa (QueSr.), February 23, 1969.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday