COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 16: Columbus Blue Jackets fan Cameron Burkhart (C), 10-years-old, speaks with Columbus Blue Jackets Assistant Coach Claude Noel during warmups prior to the start of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks on January 16, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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