EHL South Rookie of the Year (1971) CHL Second All-Star Team (1974) CHL First All-Star Team (1979) Tommy Ivan Trophy (MVP CHL) (1979)
Claimed by Washington from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974. Rights traded to Detroit by Washington with Washington's 3rd round choice (Boris Fistric) in 1979 Amateur Draft for Walt McKechnie, Detroit's 3rd round choice (Jay Johnston) in 1978 Amateur Draft and Detroit's 2nd round choice (Errol Rausse) in 1979 Amateur Draft, August 17, 1977. Claimed by Quebec from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Edmonton by Quebec for Ron Chipperfield, March 11, 1980. Traded to New Jersey by Edmonton with Jim McTaggart for Lindsay Middlebrook and Paul Miller, February 19, 1983. Named Head Coach of NY Rangers, July 12, 2000.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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