Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 15, 1935. Loaned to NY Rangers (Philadelphia-IAHL) by Detroit for remainder of 1937-38 season with cash for Eddie Wares, January 17, 1938. Traded to Pittsburgh (IAHL) by Detroit for cash, October 18, 1939.
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft