DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 7: Fans walk into the arena for the NHL season opener between the Ottawa Senators and the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on October 7, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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