DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY8: Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings controls the puck while Cam Barker #13 of the Edmonton Oilers follows during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on February 8, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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