PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Maxime Talbot #25 of the Philadelphia Flyers warms up prior to the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Wells Fargo Center on October 2, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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