Montreal traded LW Andrei Kostitsyn to Nashville for Nashville's 2nd-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft and Montreal's 5th-round pick in 2013 (conditionally acquired by Nashville in a previous trade). (More)
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