QMJHL First All-Star Team (1989) QMJHL - MVP (1989) AHL Second All-Star Team (1994) IHL First All-Star Team (1995) Leo P. Lamoureux Memorial Trophy (IHL Leading Scorer) (1995)
Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, October 5, 1992. Suffered fatal heart attack during game vs. Revier Lowen (Germany), October 6, 1998.
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