LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks is checked by Sean O'Donnell #6 of the Los Angeles Kings in the first period at Staples Center on January 11, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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