BUFFALO NY - SEPTEMBER 19: Ville Leino #23 of the Buffalo Sabres along with teammate Drew Stafford #21 look along side of Tim Brent #37 and Jamie McBain #4 of the Carolina Hurricanes as Brian Boucher #33 of the Carolina Hurricanes makes a save during their pre-season NHL game at First Niagara Center September 19, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo By Dave Sandford/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