Brother of Jack PCHL First All-Star Team (1951) WEC-A First All-Star Team (1954)
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, March 1, 1934. Traded to Montreal by Boston for cash, February 15, 1947. Traded to Vancouver (PCHL) by Seattle (PCHL) with Ab Collings for Paul Waldner, Russ Brayshaw and cash, November 8, 1948.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday