DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 07: Ryan O'Reilly #37 of the Colorado Avalanche skates during warm ups as fans profess their love before the start of a game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center on February 07, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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