NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 3: Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks talks with Carter Hutton #30 of the Nashville Predators during warm-ups prior to the game against at Bridgestone Arena on December 3, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via 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