Dustin Byfuglien and Colin Fraser of the Chicago Blackhawks and Jakub Voracek and Andrew Murray of the Columbus Blue Jackets all go after the puck on December 14, 2008 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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