NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 08: Andrei Loktionov #8 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates with the puck in the first period against Eric Gelinas #22 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 8, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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