DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 08: The Detroit Red Wings host the second annual law enforcement appreciation night raising nearly $20,000 to be donated to the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, DC. 10-12 police cars line the corner of Yzerman and Jefferson before an NHL game against the Colorado Avalanche at Joe Louis Arena on November 8, 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