Brother of Grant
Transferred to Pittsburgh by Washington as compensation for Washington's signing of free agent Orest Kindrachuk, September 4, 1981. Claimed on waivers by Los Angeles from Pittsburgh, December 30, 1981. Traded to Edmonton by Los Angeles for Blair Barnes, June 22, 1982.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk