SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 27: Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks fights with Zack Kassian #9 of the Vancouver Canucks in the first period of their game at HP Pavilion on January 27, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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