COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 13: A fan takes takes a look at the Olympic jersey and gold medal of Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets that was on display prior to the start of the game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the St. Louis Blues on March 13, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio on March 13, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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