PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 10: Jeff Carter #17 and Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers take a shot on goal against Brian Elliott #30, Chris Phillips #4 and Anton Volchenkov #24 of the Ottawa Senators on December 10, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)
He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.
— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday