By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz)
The Bruins may have lost out on Jarome Iginla, but they did get the next best player on the market.
Tuesday afternoon, the Bruins announced that they had acquired veteran forward Jaromir Jagr from the Dallas Stars in exchange for forward Lane MacDermid, the rights to unsigned draft pick Cody Payne, and a conditional second round pick that becomes a first round pick if the Bruins make it to the Eastern Conference Finals.
The 23 year old MacDermid appeared in three games for the Bruins, racking up 10 penalty minutes on two fighting majors. The 2004 fourth round pick is a big, strong, and physical winger who plays a very similar game to current Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton. While he will likely never play above the fourth line at the NHL level, he is a hardworking kid who always goes the extra mile to make up for his limitations.
“Lane (MacDermid) – you’ve gotten to know Lane a little bit – he’s a real good kid, physical player that we, fo...