Jordin Tootoo of the Nashville Predators works the puck in against Jonathan Quick the Los Angeles Kings as Brian Boyle defends at the Sommet Center on March 28, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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