OHA-Jr. Second All-Star Team (1959) WEC-A All-Star Team (1961) WHL Second All-Star Team (1969) OHA-Sr. First All-Star Team (1972, 1973, 1974)
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, June 5, 1961. Rights transferred to Vancouver (WHL) after WHL club purchased Rochester (AHL) franchise, August 13, 1968. Claimed by Minnesota from Vancouver (WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 10, 1969. Claimed by Vancouver from Minnesota in Expansion Draft, June 10, 1970.
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday