IHL Second All-Star Team (1936) NHL Second All-Star Team (1939)
Traded to Detroit by Windsor (IAHL) for $1,500, October 21, 1936. Traded to NY Americans by Detroit for John Doran and $7,500, May 9, 1937. Recorded a shutout (3-0) in NHL regular season debut vs. Chicago, November 4, 1937. Team name changed to Brooklyn Americans prior to 1941-42 season.
You get the right the whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.
— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals