VANCOUVER, CANADA - APRIL 20: Brendan Smith #2 of the Detroit Red Wings runs to warm up before their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena April 20, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via 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