Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for Jay More, November 1, 1989. Traded to Ottawa by NY Rangers for Ottawa's 5th round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Frederick Beaubien) in 1993 Entry Draft, November 6, 1992. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, October 10, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Utah (IHL) after securing release from Linkopings HC (Sweden), February 3, 2000.
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