BOSTON, MA - MARCH 19: Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins scores a powerplay at 12:42 of the first period against James Reimer #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs and is joined by Patrice Bergeron #37 at the TD Garden on March 19, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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