Brother of Johnny Father of Ron AHL Second All-Star Team (1956, 1960)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Larry Zeidel and Lou Jankowski for cash, August 12, 1953. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Chicago for cash, August 12, 1957.
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh