Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937)
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, April 8, 1928. Rights later awarded to Toronto. Traded to Mtl. Maroons by Toronto for $15,000, November 27, 1928. Traded to Detroit by Mtl. Maroons for cash, December 13, 1938.
You get the right the whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.
— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals