ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 22: Jim Schmucke, of the Scottrade Center ice crew, puts the finishing touches on A Hockey Fights Cancer sign on the dasher boards before the NHL game between the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks on October 22, 2010 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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