NHL Second All-Star Team (1935) Lester Patrick Trophy (1972)
Signed as a free agent by Minneapolis (AHA), November 1, 1926. Traded to Boston by Minneapolis (AHA) for cash, December 23, 1927. Remained with Minneapolis (AHA) for the duration of the 1927-28 season. Traded to Ottawa by Boston for Joe Lamb and $7,000, July 25, 1932. Traded to Detroit by Ottawa for Carl Voss and cash, November 26, 1933. Traded to Boston by Detroit with Walt Buswell for Marty Barry and Art Giroux, July 11, 1935.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad