DALLAS, TX - APRIL 27: Richard Bachman #31 of the Dallas Stars knocks down a shot from Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings at the American Airlines Center on April 27, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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