RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 23: Spouses, children and friends of Carolina Hurricanes players sell autographed Thanksgiving-themed pucks before an NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens on November 23, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. During the 2010-11 season, the Holiday Mystery Puck fundraiser raised close to $40,000 for the Kids ÔN Community Foundation. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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