NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 12: Craig Smith #15 of the Nashville Predators has his game face on as the team gets ready to warmup against the Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena on December 12, 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