UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 31: Torey Krug #47 of the Boston Bruins skates in warmups prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 31, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. (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