By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
The Prudential Center will be the new home of 41-year old hockey globetrotter, Jaromir Jagr, as the New Jersey Devils have made the agreement between both parties official on Tuesday afternoon. In accordance with team policy, no other details were given on the contract, but reports say the contract is a one-year deal with a base salary of $2M and a $2M performance bonus for a $4M salary cap hit.
While not many teams showed interest in Jagr, who said it was just three or four teams, it was the Devils he decided to sign with for his 21st season in the National Hockey League.
Jagr will turn 42 years old this winter, causing some concern over whether he will be able to be as productive in a full 82-game schedule as he was in the shortened season, where he had 16 goals and 19 assists through 41 games. For Jagr though, the season wasn’t short at all.
“I know it was a short [NHL] season, but for me personally, it was the longest season I’ve ever played,” Jagr sa...