Traded to Nashville by Montreal for Nashville's 2nd round choice (Jacob De Rose) in 2013 Entry Draft and Montreal's 5th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Patrik Bartosak) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Chelyabinsk (KHL), September 14, 2012.
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