TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 14: Ryan Malone #6 of the Tampa Bay Lightning talks to teammates during pre-game skate against the Minnesota Wild at the St. Pete Times Forum on November 14, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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