NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Dylan McIlrath #42 of the New York Rangers skates during warm-ups before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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