2014-15: Recalled from Gwinnett (ECHL), Jan. 15 Posted a 1-3-1 record with a 2.98 GAA and an .897 SV% in 5 games with the Gladiators.
2013-14: Missed most of the season due to injury Played in 5 games with Portland (AHL) Posted a 3.81 GAA and an .872 SV% with the Pirates.
NOTES: Attended St. Cloud State (WCHA) Led Team USA to the gold medal game at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship where he posted a 4-0 record with a 2.50 GAA and a .908 SV% in 5 games.
USHL All-Rookie Team (2009) USHL Goaltender of the Year (2009)
Missed majority of 2013-14 due to training camp hip injury and resulting surgery.
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