RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 16: Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes wears a camouflage jersey for Military Appreciation Night as he warms up prior to an NHL game against the Edmonton Oilers at PNC Arena on March 16, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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