MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 1: Joffrey Lupul #19 of the Toronto Maple Leafs moves the puck past Brendan Gallagher #11 and Josh Gorges #26 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 1, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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