WCHA First All-Star Team (1954, 1955, 1956) NCAA West First All-American Team (1954) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1954) IHL First All-Star Team (1961, 1962) Leo P. Lamoureux Memorial Trophy (Leading Scorer IHL) (1961) IHL Second All-Star Team (1963)
Traded to Boston by NY Rangers (Saskatoon-WHL) for cash, September 30, 1958.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp