UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 02: A composite hockey stick photographed prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 2, 2010 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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