PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 27: Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers scores a goal 23 seconds into the first period against goaltender Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals on February 27, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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