LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: Fredrik Modin #33 of the Los Angeles Kings skates during warm-up prior to their NHL game against the Nashville Predators at the Staples Center on March 14, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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