PITTSBURGH - FEBRUARY 1: Forwards Matt Cooke #24 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Drew Stafford #21 of the Buffalo Sabres crash into the boards as they chase down a loose puck in the first period on February 1, 2010 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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