The defending champion Chicago Blackhawks bring the Stanley Cup to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. prior to their visit to the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo courtesy of: CHICAGOBLACKHAWKS.com)
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