“Absolutely, I’d do it again. If we didn’t trade Dion we would have lost (Rene) Bourque and Gio (Mark Giordano). It allowed us to keep them, as both were unrestricted free agents. We would have lost Bourque last summer and Gio this summer. And they both wanted to play here.”
– Calgary Flames GM Darryl Sutter when asked if he would do the Dion Phaneuf trade again.