Rights retained by Montreal after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Traded to Hamilton by Montreal for cash, October 1, 1922. Traded to Toronto by Hamilton with Amos Arbour and George Carey for Ken Randall, the NHL rights to Corb Denneny and cash, December 14, 1923. Signed as a free agent by Toronto (Can-Pro) after clearing NHL Waivers, October 20, 1927.
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