MJHL Second All-Star Team (1973) IHL First All-Star Team (1978) AHL Second All-Star Team (1980)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983, 1984)
Traded to Chicago by Vancouver to complete transaction that sent Pit Martin to Vancouver (November 4, 1977), May 27, 1978.
I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday