ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 21: Chris Stewart #25 of the St. Louis Blues looks to tip the puck into the net against Kari Lehtonen #32 and Brenden Dillon #4 of the Dallas Stars during a preseason at the Scottrade Center on September 21, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/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