Traded to Toronto by Atlanta with Colin Stuart for Pavel Kubina and Tim Stapleton, July 1, 2009. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Rockford (AHL), October 9, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, November 26, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 5, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 11, 2012.
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