NHL Hall of Fame net-minder who played for the New York Americans and New York Rangers across nine seasons.
He played in the Manitoba Junior leagues before entering the NHL.
He played in 3 NHL All-Star games and won the Hart Trophy for the league's MVP in 1950.
He grew up in Sutherland, Saskatchewan.
He lost his starting goaltending job on the Rangers to Gump Worsley in 1953.