EAHL First All-Star Team (1947) AHL Second All-Star Team (1954) Lester Patrick Trophy (1980)
Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by NY Rangers with Ed Reigle, Jackie Gordon, Fern Perreault and cash for Hy Buller and Wally Hergesheimer, May 14, 1951.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad