RALEIGH, NC - DECEMBER 05: Wally Tatomir balances the skates of Erik Cole #26 of the Carolina Hurricanes prior to a NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks on December 5, 2009 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Wally is using the Pro-Skate Balance system that he developed. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)
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