Traded to Detroit by Boston for Clarence Drouillard and cash, December 22, 1937. Loaned to Cleveland (AHL) by Detroit as an injury replacement for Dick Adolph, October 23, 1942. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Detroit for cash, October 25, 1945.
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