COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 10: Cory Schneider #35 of the Vancouver Canucks protects the net during warm ups against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on October 10, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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