MONTREAL - DECEMBER 17: The Molson Ex promotion team prepares to welcome the Montreal Canadiens' fans before the NHL game against the Minnesota Wild on December 17, 2009 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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