Traded to Los Angeles by Philadelphia for Los Angeles' 4th round choice (Yves Guillemette) in 1977 Amateur Draft and 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado Colorado selected Merlin Malinowski) in 1978 Amateur Draft, September 29, 1976. Traded to Pittsburgh by Los Angeles with Gene Carr and Los Angeles' 4th round choice (Shane Pearsall) in 1978 Amateur Draft for Hartland Monahan and Syl Apps Jr., November 2, 1977. Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for Gary McAdam, February 6, 1979.
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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