Originally written July 03, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
The Dallas Stars have been one of the most interesting teams to follow this summer. They started out by dealing arguably their best forward Mike Ribeiro to the Washington Capitals in exchange for a second-round pick and Cody Eakin. The Stars then signed free agent Ray Whitney, formerly of the Phoenix Coyotes. For an encore, the Stars made perhaps their loudest noise of the summer when they dealt Steve Ott and Adam Pardy to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Derek Roy.  Two trades and one major signing later, it appeared Dallas might be content with their lineup. Wrong. Jaromir Jagr was signed by the Stars to a one-year contract (Source), effectively competing the overhaul of the Dallas offense.    All right - who out there thought Jagr would be a member of the Dallas Stars? Put your hands down - you're obviously lying. Jaromir Jagr threw the hockey world a curve. Rumors pointed to Montreal. Rumors pointed to him remaining in the Eastern Conference. Common sense said the odd...
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