CHICAGO - OCTOBER 23: The Chicago Blackhawks starting lineup Patrick Kane #88, Patrick Sharp #10, Niklas Hjalmarsson #4, Jonathan Toews #19, and Nick Boynton #24 stand for the National Anthem before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on October 23, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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