Philadelphia Flyers v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH - APRIL 17: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins collides with Ryan Parent #77 of the Philadelphia Flyers during Game Two of the Eastern Confrence Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 17, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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