PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 24: Assistance Coaches Craig Berube and Jack Mcllhargey of the Philadelphia Flyers both wear their Hockey Fights Cancer ties during the pregame warm ups in a NHL game against the Florida Panthers on October 24, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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