Selected by Cleveland (WHA) in 1973 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1973. Traded to St. Louis by California for Glenn Patrick, July 18, 1974. WHA rights claimed by Phoenix (WHA) from Cleveland (WHA) in WHA Expansion Draft, June, 1975. Traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) for Gary Veneruzzo, November, 1975.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk