ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 18: Patrick Maroon #62 of the Anaheim Ducks takes the shot as Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals defends during the first period at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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