RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 30: Hockey fans of the Carolina Hurricanes and the Chicago Blackhawks arrive at RBC Center early in spite of a rare ice and snow storm that hit the south on January 30, 2010 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)
We're buyers. We're committed to winning. That's what [owner Vinnie Viola] has said all along and what we've said all along. We want to win. We want to win a championship. We're putting the pieces together, step by step, and we're hopeful that Jaromir can lead these young guys to the promised land. It's a win-win for us.
— Panthers GM Dale Tallon on Jaromir Jagr, who he traded for from the Devils on Thursday