Jaromir Jagr to Panthers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

February 26th, 2015 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

After being the center of trade rumors for weeks, forward Jaromir Jagr has been dealt from the New Jersey Devils to the Florida Panthers.   

According to the Panthers' official site, "Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has acquired forward Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Florida’s second-round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional third-round draft pick in 2016."

Pierre LeBrun of ESPN has more details on the trade:

Jagr has been solid this season for the Devils, scoring 11 goals and adding 18 assists while coming in third on the team in points with 29. For his career, he ranks first among active players in points (1,784), games played (1,530), assists (1,068) and goals (716), among other categories. 

And yes, he's been around quite awhile, as Ian Mendes of TSN noted:

With 65 points at the time of the trade, the Panthers are currently ninth in the Eastern Conference but just two points behind the Boston Bruins for the final postseason spot. Solidifying t ...

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