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 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