GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 04: Mikkel Boedker #89 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates with the puck defended by Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 4, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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