ATLANTA - DECEMBER 12: Glen Metropolit #15 (C) of the Montreal Canadiens reacts after scoring a goal against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on December 12, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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