COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 9: Adrian Aucoin #33 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets take the ice for warm ups before taking on the Detroit Red Wings on March 9, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via 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