SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 30: Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks battles for the puck with Matt Bradley #10 of the Washington Capitals during an NHL game at the HP Pavilion on December 30, 2009 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter