DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 21: Hall of fame inductee and former Red Wing Brendan Shanahan accompanied by his wife Catherine, son Jake and daughters Maggie and Catherine drops the ceremonial puck for captains Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings as he is honored before an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 21, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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