Brother of Larry USHL Second All-Star Team (1950)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954, 1956)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Tony Leswick, Glen Skov and Benny Woit for Dave Creighton, Gord Hollingworth, John McCormack and Jerry Toppazzini, May 27, 1955. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Forbes Kennedy, Bill Preston and Hank Bassen for Ted Lindsay and Glenn Hall, July 23, 1957. Traded to Toronto by Detroit with Frank Roggeveen for Barry Cullen, June 9, 1959. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto with Pat Hannigan for Eddie Shack, November 7, 1960.
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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