Traded to Chicago (AHA) by Minneapolis (AHA) for George Burland and Stan Fuller, January 8, 1931. NHL rights transferred to Detroit from Chicago (AHA) after AHA club owners purchased Detroit (NHL and IHL) franchises, September 2, 1932. Traded to Cleveland (IHL) by Detroit with Tony Prelesnik for Frank Waite, December 2, 1932. Traded to Montreal by Cleveland (IHL) for cash, June, 1933. Traded to Boston by Montreal for Paul Haynes, September 30, 1935.
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