SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 29: Goaltender Tim Thomas #34 of the Florida Panthers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the BB&T Center on December 29, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Jeffrey R. Sanzare/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