Brother of Norm
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 16, 1940. Traded to Chicago (St. Louis-AHL) by Detroit (Indianapolis-AHL) with Norm McAtee, George Ritchie and Roy Sawyer for Doug McCaig, George Blake and cash, December 26, 1945. Traded to Hershey (AHL) by St. Louis (AHL) for Norm Tustin, November 15, 1947.
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