TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 9: Alex Tanguay #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning heads to the ice for the pre-game skate against the Vancouver Canucks at the St. Pete Times Forum on February 9, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via 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