COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 21: Jeff Carter #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets smiles at Curtis Glencross #20 of the Calgary Flames before taking a face off during the third period on November 21, 2011 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Carter had two goals as Columbus defeated Calgary 4-1. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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