ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 3: Kyle Palmieri #51, Emerson Etem #65 and Ben Lovejoy #6 of the Anaheim Ducks share a laugh during warmups before the game against the Dallas Stars on April 3, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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