WJrHL First All-Star Team (1942) AHL First All-Star Team (1954)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 7, 1947. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers with future considerations for Roy Conacher, October 22, 1947. Transaction was voided when Conacher refused to report. Traded to Montreal by NY Rangers with Pete Babando for Ivan Irwin, August 8, 1953. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Montreal with Gaye Stewart and Pete Babando for Jackie Leclair and cash, August 17, 1954.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp