NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 17: Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers hits Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings against the boards during the first period at Madison Square Garden on November 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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