James Norris Memorial Trophy (fewest goals against IHL) (1969) (shared with Pat Rupp) CHL First All-Star Team (1972) Fewest Goals Against CHL (1972) WHL Second All-Star Team (1974) OHA-Sr. Second All-Star Team (1976)
Traded to San Diego (WHL) by Boston to complete transaction that sent Ken Broderick to Boston (March 10, 1973), June 12, 1973. Traded to Washington by San Diego (WHL) for cash, July 10, 1974.
You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.
— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense