DETROIT - MAY 01: Goalie Chris Osgood #30 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Anaheim Ducks on May 1, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)
I think the thing about him, No. 1, he's a competitive guy. We have no issues as far as him fitting in here with this group. No question he's going to be hungry. I think whenever you look at your back end, it's a mix-type thing, and I think [there are] things he can bring to us. He's very mobile, and even though he's not big (6 feet, 201 pounds), he certainly competes. He's a smart player.
— Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on Andrej Sekera, after making a trade with the Hurricanes for the defenseman on Wednesday