NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 21: Pekka Rinne #35 talks with Anders Lindback #39 of the Nashville Predators during warmups against the Pittsburgh Penguins during an NHL game on October 21, 2010 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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