NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 25: Marcel Goc #9 of the Nashville Predators battles along the boards against Lawrence Nycholat #23 of the Washington Capitals during a preseaon NHL game on September 25, 2010 at Bridgeston Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.(Photo by John Russell/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