WINNIPEG, MB - MARCH 8: Olli Jokinen #12 and Evander Kane #9 of the Winnipeg Jets take part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Ottawa Senators at the MTS Centre on March 8, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Jets wore special Military themed jerseys during warm up in honor of Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Day. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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