BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 17: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks prior to the game against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 17, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jen Fuller/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