NHL Rookie of the Year (1935) NHL First All-Star Team (1936, 1941) NHL Second All-Star Team (1937)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937)
Traded to Toronto by NY Americans for Busher Jackson, Buzz Boll, Doc Romnes, Jimmy Fowler and Murray Armstrong, May 18, 1939.
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