WINNIPEG, MB - DECEMBER 12: Goaltender Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche stretches on the ice as he takes part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on December 12, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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