NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 04: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils stretches during warmups prior to the start of the game against the Washington Capitals at the Prudential Center on November 4, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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