Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Tony Leswick, Johnny Wilson and Benny Woit for Dave Creighton, Gord Hollingworth, John McCormack and Jerry Toppazzini, May 27, 1955. Traded to Montreal by Chicago with Terry Gray, Bob Bailey and Lorne Ferguson and the rights to Danny Lewicki for Ab McDonald, Reggie Fleming, Bob Courcy and Cec Hoekstra, June 7, 1960.
I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team. A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.
— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres