COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 22: Niklas Hagman #10 of the Calgary Flames is congratulated by his teammates after scoring the first goal of the night against the Columbus Blue Jackets on October 22, 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