PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 17: Goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks makes a glove save as Arron Asham #45 of the Pittsburgh Penguins attempts to tip the puck in to the net on November 17, 2010 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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