NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1974) WCHA First All-Star Team (1975) WCHA Most Valuable Player (1975) (co-winner - Tom Ross) NCAA West First All-American Team (1975)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 27, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, September 6, 1978.
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