ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 3: The Power Play girls pose in front of the Honda Center prior to the opening night NHL game between the San Jose Sharks and the Anaheim Ducks during the game on October 3, 2009 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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