VANCOUVER, CANADA - APRIL 15: Vancouver Canucks fans cheer before Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Canucks and the St. Louis Blues at General Motors Place on April 15, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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