NAHL Second All-Star Team (1977) AHL First All-Star Team (1978) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1978) (tied with Rick Adduono) IHL First All-Star Team (1982) Claimed by Washington from St. Louis in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974.
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