ATLANTA - MARCH 4: Jon Sim #16 of the New York Islanders looks to make a play against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on March 4, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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