UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 05: Aaron Volpatti #24 of the Washington Capitals takes the first period shot against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 5, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (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