NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: Defenseman Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers knocks down Alex Tanguay #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning as he backs into the net during the third period of an NHL game at Madison Square Garden on February 14, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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