EAHL Second All-Star Team (1952, 1953) AHL Second All-Star Team (1955) WHL First All-Star Team (1967)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1963)
Traded to Boston by Springfield (AHL) for Norm Defelice, future considerations (Floyd Smith), June, 1957) and the loan of Jack Bionda, January 22, 1957. Traded to Toronto by Boston for Ed Chadwick, January 31, 1961. Claimed by NY Rangers from Toronto (Tulsa CHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 8, 1965. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, June 10, 1969.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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