Brother of Pat and Gord
Traded to Chicago by Toronto with Cal Gardner, Gus Mortson and Al Rollins for Harry Lumley, September 11, 1952. Loaned to Detroit (Edmonton-WHL) by Chicago for 1952-53 season for the loan of Guyle Fielder for 1952-53 season, October 15, 1952. Traded to Detroit (Edmonton-WHL) by Chicago for Bill Brennan, August 4, 1953.
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