UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 16: NYPD officer stands guard outside of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers on April 16, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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