TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 10: Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning comes out for pre-game skate against the Carolina Hurricanes at the St. Pete Times Forum on October 10, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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