Traded to Pittsburgh by Toronto with Randy Carlyle for Dave Burrows, June 14, 1978. Traded to Minnesota by Pittsburgh with Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Brian Lawton) in 1983 Entry Draft for Ron Meighan, Anders Hakansson and Minnesota's 1st round choice (Bob Errey) in 1983 Entry Draft, October 28, 1982.
When we started our journey we made a commitment to our fans to be relevant and to see the Chicago Blackhawks become the best professional hockey organization. There are not two finer symbols of that than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The commitment we have made to these incredible young men is equal to the commitment they have made to our team, our fans, our entire organization and the city of Chicago.
— Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz on signing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to contract extensions