TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins trips over B.J. Crombeen #19 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of the game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on February 21, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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