CHL Second All-Star Team (1983) AHL Second All-Star Team (1969)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, September 28, 1981. Transferred to Quebec by St. Louis with Gord Donnelly as compensation for St. Louis' signing of Jacques Demers as coach, August 19, 1983.
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