WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 05: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is called for a penalty against Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins during the first period at Verizon Center on March 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/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