Brother of Dick OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1966, 1967) OHA-Jr. MVP (1967) NHL First All-Star Team (1973) NHL Second All-Star Team (1974)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1974)
Traded to Detroit by Montreal with Guy Charron and Bill Collins for Frank Mahovlich, January 13, 1971.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad