DENVER, CO - APRIL 21: Camoflauge military jerseys hang in the Colorado Avalanche locker room prior to the game against the St Louis Blues at the Pepsi Center on April 21, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The jerseys are part of Military appreciation night and will be worn during warm ups and then auctioned off to raise money for chairty. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via 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