DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 23: Taya Kyle, widow of U.S. Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle, along with Miss Texas USA Ali Nugent drop the ceremonial first puck between Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks and Brenden Morrow #10 of the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on February 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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