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NHL: NJ Devils, Jaromir Jagr Reportedly Reach 1-Year Deal
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NHL: NJ Devils, Jaromir Jagr Reportedly Reach 1-Year Deal

Jul 22 2013, 10:21pm CDT | by

The New Jersey Devils reportedly reached a one-year deal with Czech star Jaromir Jagr.

Jaromir Jagr is now a New Jersey Devil.  According to Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger, the Devils reached a one-year deal with Jagr, citing an ESPN report. The star right wing reportedly visited...

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NHL: NJ Devils, Jaromir Jagr Reportedly Reach 1-Year Deal

Jul 22 2013, 10:21pm CDT | by

The New Jersey Devils reportedly reached a one-year deal with Czech star Jaromir Jagr.

Jaromir Jagr is now a New Jersey Devil. 

According to Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger, the Devils reached a one-year deal with Jagr, citing an ESPN report. The star right wing reportedly visited the Devils' home arena, the Prudential Center, last week although his agent would not confirm it. All he said was there was a "possibility" he had, per Vorkunov. 

ESPN's Pierre LeBrun broke the news via Twitter. 

"Ok 30-sec break from vacation. Jaromir Jagr has agreed to one-year deal with Devils. Likely won't be officially announced until Tuesday..."

Devils manager Lou Lamoriello would neither confirm nor deny the Jagr acquisition. 

"I have no comment on any players that can potentially go anywhere. I have no comment. When, and if, we have transactions, you'll know. But rumors, I don't respond to."

Once Jagr's deal is made official, it should help offset the loss of left wing Ilya Kovalchuk, who retired from the NHL last week to play in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). 

Forward David Clarkson left the Devils just six days before Kovalchuk's NHL retirement to sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs as a free agent. He led New Jersey with 15 goals last season.  

The 41-year-old Jagr's productivity has declined recently due to groin issues. He scored just one goal since he was dealt to the Boston Bruins by the Dallas Stars at last season's trade deadline. He had a total of 16 goals and 19 assists for 35 points in 2012-13. 

Jagr enters his 20th NHL season. Aside from the Bruins and Stars, he has played for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers. For his career, he has 681 goals and 1,007 assists for 1,688 points.  

 
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4 weeks ago

Devils top Senators in overtime on emotional night of hockey

Oct 25 2014 9:18pm CDT | Source: globeandmail

There was clearly disappointment from the sellout crowd of 19,266 as Jaromir Jagr scored the game winner for the Devils ...
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4 weeks ago

Jagr’s winner spoils emotional night in Ottawa

Oct 25 2014 9:13pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

OTTAWA — Jaromir Jagr scored his NHL record 125th game-winning goal Saturday night to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators. At 42 years of age, Jagr never ceases to impress. But on this night he was overshadowed. The game was the Senators’ first since the tragic events at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill this past Wednesday. A touching tribute took place prior to puck drop as players and fans united to comm ...
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4 weeks ago

Jagr’s winner spoils emotional night in Ottawa

Oct 25 2014 9:13pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

OTTAWA — After an emotionally draining week the Ottawa Senators would have loved nothing more than to give its fans a win, but the New Jersey Devils failed to comply as they posted a 3-2 overtime win over the Senators on Saturday. The game was the Senators’ first since the tragic events at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill this past Wednesday. A touching tribute took place prior to puck d ...
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4 weeks ago

Jagr’s winner spoils emotional night in Ottawa

Oct 25 2014 9:13pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

OTTAWA — Jaromir Jagr scored his NHL record 125th game-winning goal Saturday night to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators. At 42 years of age, Jagr never ceases to impress. But on this night he was overshadowed. The game was the Senators’ first since the tragic events at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill this past Wednesday. A touching tribute took pl ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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4 weeks ago

Jagr’s winner spoils emotional night in Ottawa

Oct 25 2014 9:13pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

OTTAWA — Jaromir Jagr scored his NHL record 125th game-winning goal Saturday night to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators. At 42 years of age, Jagr never ceases to impress. But on this night he was overshadowed. The game was the Senators’ first since the tragic events at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill this past Wednesday. A touching tribute took place pri ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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4 weeks ago

Jagr’s winner spoils emotional night in Ottawa

Oct 25 2014 9:13pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

OTTAWA — Jaromir Jagr scored his NHL record 125th game-winning goal Saturday night to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators. At 42 years of age, Jagr never ceases to impress. But on this night he was overshadowed. The game was the Senators’ first since the tragic events at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill this past Wednesday. A touching tribute took place pr ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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5 weeks ago

Rangers rally for OT win over Devils

Oct 21 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEWARK, N.J. — Kevin Klein and the New York Rangers refused to give up, even when they faced a two-goal deficit midway through the third period. Persistence paid off with a 4-3 overtime victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the Rangers extended their winning streak to three. “We never got down,” Klein said. “We knew we could come back. We kept pushing forward, scrapping for the puck.” The ...
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5 weeks ago

Rangers rally for OT win over Devils

Oct 21 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEWARK, N.J. — Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Rangers, who trailed 3-1, also got goals from Chris Kreider, Chris Mueller and Rick Nash, who netted his NHL-best eighth goal. He scored in all but one of New York’s seven games this season. On the winner, Mueller and Kreider criss-crossed in the Devils zone before Kreider fed Klein for his first of the se ...
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5 weeks ago

Rangers rally for OT win over Devils

Oct 21 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEWARK, N.J. — Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Rangers, who trailed 3-1, also got goals from Chris Kreider, Chris Mueller and Rick Nash, who netted his NHL-best eighth goal. He scored in all but one of New York’s seven games this season. On the winner, Mueller and Kreider criss-crossed in the D ...
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5 weeks ago

Rangers rally for OT win over Devils

Oct 21 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEWARK, N.J. — Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Rangers, who trailed 3-1, also got goals from Chris Kreider, Chris Mueller and Rick Nash, who netted his NHL-best eighth goal. He scored in all but one of New York’s seven games this season. On the winner, Mueller and Kreider criss-cros ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

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