Signed as a free agent by Saskatoon (PrHL), November 10, 1926. Claimed by NY Rangers from Saskatoon (PrHL) in Inter-League Draft, May 12, 1928. Traded to Portland (PCHL) by NY Rangers for cash, October, 1929. Traded to NY Rangers by Portland (PCHL) for cash, April 19, 1931. Loaned to Portland (NWHL) by NY Rangers for cash, December 30, 1934.
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