By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
According to the Twitter report from ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun, the New Jersey Devils have used up some of their recently freed up cap space by signing NHL veteran and two time Stanley Cup winner, Jaromir Jagr to a one-year deal. Details have not been released on the agreement which is likely to be officially announced by the club on Tuesday. Still, the signing takes away a bit of the sting left behind by the departure of David Clarkson who fled home to Toronto upon becoming a free agent and Ilya Kovalchuk‘s sudden NHL-retirement.
Despite his declining speed and increasing amount of grey hair, Jaromir Jagr still has plenty to offer to the New Jersey Devils, a team with both a vacancy on their power play as well as an opening for a top-six forward. Playing the majority of last season in Dallas before returning to the East coast to finish with the Boston Bruins, the 41-year old winger scored 16 goals and 19 assists in 41-games, 11 of those points c...