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 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