ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 17: Sami Vatanen #45 of the Anaheim Ducks shoots and scores his first NHL goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period at Honda Center on April 17, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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