COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 3: Forward Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shakes pucks loose from on top of the net during the morning skate before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 3, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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