TORONTO, CANADA - FEBRUARY 2: John-Michael Liles #24 of the Toronto Maple Leafs gets around Tyler Seguin #19 of the Boston Bruins during NHL action at the Air Canada Centre February 2, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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