SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 25: Bracken Kearns #38 of the San Jose Sharks battles for the puck against Clayton Stoner #4 of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game on January 25, 2014 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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