CHICAGO - OCTOBER 01: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates up the ice in front of Eric Godard #28 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during a pre-season game at the United Center on October 1, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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