DETROIT, MI - MARCH 23: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a diving save on Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game on March 23, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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