DENVER, CO - JANUARY 08: Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to facing the Ottawa Senators at Pepsi Center on January 8, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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