TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 11: Jeff Carter #77 and Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings chat during the warm-up prior to playing against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL at the Air Canada Centre on December 11, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/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