SAINT PAUL, MN - FEBRUARY 20: Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild talks with NBC Hockey Day in America broadcasters (L-R) Darren Pang and Pat Foley prior to the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Xcel Energy Center on February 20, 2011 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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