CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 17: Miikka Kiprusoff #34 stops a shot from Sven Baertschi #47 of the Calgary Flames during the warmup before the game against the Detroit Red Wings on April 17, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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