PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 28: Wayne Simmonds #17 of the Philadelphia Flyers looks on during warmups before the start of a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Wells Fargo Center on March. 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz /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