Signed as a free agent by Detroit (AHA), June 23, 1926. Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons after Detroit (AHA) franchise folded, December, 1926. Loaned to NY Americans by Mtl. Maroons until NHL and club resolved the status of Roy Worters' contract, November 15, 1928.
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