EAHL Second All-Star Team (1936) George L. Davis Jr. Trophy (fewest goals against EAHL) (1936) IAHL First All-Star Team (1938) NHL First All-Star Team (1939, 1942) Calder Trophy (1939) Vezina Trophy (1939, 1942) NHL Second All-Star Team (1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1939, 1947, 1948)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 27, 1938. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, September 8, 1949.
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday