NEW YORK - OCTOBER 29: Tuomo Ruutu #15 of the Carolina Hurricanes scores a goal against Henrik Lundvist #30 of the New York Rangers in the first period on October 29, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/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