LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 21: Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings prepares to take the ice to warm up prior to the game against the Calgary Flames at Staples Center on October 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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