WHL West First All-Star Team (1992) WHL Player of the Year (1992)
Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder injury vs. Los Angeles, October 16, 2001. Traded to Colorado by Washington with Washington's 3rd round choice (Iater traded to Carolina Carolina selected Casey Borer) in 2004 Entry Draft for Bates Battaglia and Jonas Johansson, October 22, 2003. Missed majority of 2005-06 regular due to wrist injury at Calgary, November 21, 2005. Officially announced retirement, September 29, 2006.
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