EDMONTON, AB - DECEMBER 5: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche skates during warm-ups prior to an NHL game against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on December 5, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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