Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild - Game Three
ST. PAUL, MN - APRIL 21: Erik Haula #56 of the Minnesota Wild takes a faceoff against Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2014 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via 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