Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 7, 1998. Traded to Tampa Bay by Ottawa for Craig Millar, March 13, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 8, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Eisbaren Berlin (Germany), November 25, 2002.
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