WCHA First All-Star Team (1962, 1963, 1964) NCAA West First All-American Team (1963, 1964)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1967)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 20, 1964. Claimed by Minnesota from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Claimed by Vancouver (WHL) from Minnesota in Reverse Draft, June 12, 1969.
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft