Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis for Francois-Pierre Guenette, August 1, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 15, 2009. Signed as a free agent b Hamilton (AHL), Septemeber 10, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Adirondack (AHL), July 3, 2012.
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