Worsley played 21 years in the NHL with New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Minnesota North Stars.
He won the Calder Trophy in 1952-53 and led the Rangers to the post-season in four of the ten seasons he played there.
Worsely was dealt to his hometown Canadiens in 1963 along with Leon Rochefort, Dave Balon and Len Ronson for Jacques Plante, Phil Goyette and Donny Marshall.
While with Montreal, he led the Canadiens to four Stanley Cups in seven seasons.
After a brief retirement in 1969, Worsley came back and played four seasons with the expansion Minnesota North Stars.
He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1980. He was 335-352-150 with a 2.88 goals-against average and 43 shutouts in 861 regular-season games. In the playoffs, he was 40-26 with a 2.78 GAA and five shutouts.