UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 02: Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders is tripped up as Drew Shore #15 of the Florida Panthers carries the puck at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 2, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)
He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter