Traded to Atlanta by Florida for Atlanta's 2nd round choice (Kamil Kreps) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 21, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Sparta Praha (CzRep), November 12, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 10, 2005.Signed as a free agent by Karpat Oulu (Finland), September 14, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), November 1, 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