EAHL First All-Star Team (1937) IAHL First All-Star Team (1939) Calder Trophy (1940)
Traded to Hershey (AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, September 11, 1941. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Hershey (AHL) for Bob Gracie, February 2, 1942. Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal (Buffalo-AHL) for Hub Macey, Nestor Lubeck and Spence Tatchell, January 12, 1944.
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