Honoring Hockey Great Vic Hadfield

Mainly remembered for his career with the New York Rangers, more hockey fans should know more about hockey great Vic Hadfield. Hadfield spent 13 seasons with the Rangers and led them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1972. That year Hadfield scored 50 goals (and added 56 points for a total of 106 points), and is only one of three players to score 50 or more goals in a season for the New...
Via KC Sports Ninja
1 day ago  |  Discuss

13 Years Ago. The end of the good days.

Happy 13 years to one of the worst moments in Penguins history. The trade of Jaromir Jagr to the Washington Capitals for Kris Beech, Michael Sivek and Ross Lupaschuk.   This was one of those moments that you don’t forget where you were. Jagr, who carried the Penguins in the late 90′s, was gone. What followed were some of the darkest days. When Jagr left, so did hope. And...
Via The Pensblog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils, Cory Schneider agree on seven-year contract extension

The New Jersey Devils announced Wedneday that they have re-signed goaltender Cory Schneider to a new multi-year contract. According to TSN, Schneider and the Devils agreed to a seven-year contract extension worth $42 million. He has one year left on his current contract worth $4 million. “With today’s signing, we have solidified our goaltending for the present and the future...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils sign Mike Cammalleri to five-year deal

The New Jersey Devils signed forward Mike Cammalleri to a five-year, $25 million contract on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Cammalleri, 32, had a team-high 26 goals to go with 19 assists in 63 games with the Calgary Flames last season. Cammalleri has 236 goals, 266 assists in 11 seasons with the Flames, Montreal Canadiens and Los Angeles Kings. The post Devils sign...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumors: Pens One of Six Teams Interested In Martin Brodeur, Pens Just Say No

Let's be honest for a minute, people love nostalgia. People love to reminisce about the glory days, especially when it comes to famous people, like the sports stars of yesterday for example. Hence the big reason why the majority of Pittsburgh Penguins' fans were so excited a few years ago when #Jagrwatch took place, when it seemed as though former Pens' winger Jaromir...
Via PensInitiative
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

No Offense, but the Devils Need More Scoring

#479433407 / gettyimages.com Usually known for their defensive dominance, the New Jersey Devils need to place scoring goals into just as high of a priority as stopping goals if they look to get back into the relevance discussion of the Eastern Conference. Last season, the top three offensive players were Jaromir Jagr, Patrik Elias, and Travis Zajac. Two of three, Jagr and Zajac...
Via TopSportsReport
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NHL Draft: Five Potential Targets For Boston Bruins In First Round

The 2014 NHL draft is Friday night in Philadelphia, and the Boston Bruins will select 25th overall in the first round. The B’s didn’t have a first-round pick last season after sending it to the Dallas Stars as part of the Jaromir Jagr trade. This year’s first-rounder will give Boston an opportunity to add talent and depth to a prospect pool that has weakened over the last two...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight reasons Jaromir Jagr should be in your circle of friends

  Getty Images   Jaromir Jagr is one point away from reaching 200 NHL playoff points in his career, but after re-signing with the New Jersey Devils this summer it’s a wonder if he will ever accomplish such a feat. While we wait to see what happens, let’s take a look at eight reasons you would want Jaromir Jagr to be in your circle of friends…because we aren’t good enough...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr Announces Retirement…From International Play

Photo Via: Flickr / Bridget Samuels That’s half right! New Jersey Devils forward and living legend Jaromir Jagr has announced his retirement from international play only, he still plans to play a few more years in the NHL. The announcement comes after the Czech Republic suffered a disappointing loss to Sweden in the World Championships in Minsk, Belarus. Jagr is in the top ten...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr Retires from International Competition

  #492480849 / gettyimages.com Jaromir Jagr played his last game for the Czech Republic on Sunday. Jagr announced after the 3-0 loss to Sweden in the Bronze medal game that it would be his final game in international play. The 42-year-old has two World Championships to go along with an Olympic gold medal and a couple of Stanley Cup rings during his legendary career. Jagr had...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr calls it an international career after Czechs fall in Worlds

Jaromir Jagr is not done as a hockey player. He hasn't expressed much interest in retiring and has already signed on for another season with the New Jersey Devils. However on Sunday he did play his final game in one area: international competition. After playing in the bronze medal game for the Czech Republic at the IIHF World Championships (a game won by Sweden), Jagr called...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Jaromir Jagr Throws Temper Tantrum In Penalty Box, Tosses Stick

Jaromir Jagr is leading the Czech Republic at the 2014 World Championships in Belarus, and his team is playing Finland in the second semifinal matchup on Saturday’s schedule. The veteran winger was called for a penalty in the first period, and it was quickly obvious that he did not agree with the referee’s decision. Jagr made his anger known by throwing an epic temper tantrum...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gas Left: Jaromir Jagr Re-Signs With New Jersey Devils

Jaromir Jagr is coming back for another season at the age of 42 – Mandatory Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America He just keeps on trucking. At the age of 42, the legendary Jaromir Jagr is coming back for his 21st NHL season. According to Mike G. Morreale of NHL.com and New Jersey Devils’ beat reporter Tom Gulitti, the Devils’ have reportedly re-signed Jagr to a...
Via The Sports Journal
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jagr signs one-year contract extension with Devils

The Devils announced on Wednesday that Jaromir Jagr has been re-signed to a one-year contract. The Devils' leading scorer this past season will reportedly earn a $3.5 million base salary with a bonus similar to his previous deal where he would make an additional $2 million if he dresses to play in 45 games. Jagr lead the Devils in just about every offensive category this year...
Via Puckrant.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr Re-Signs With New Jersey Devils For Another Season

Jaromir Jagr will suit up for the New Jersey Devils for another season. The 42-year-old winger revealed on Tuesday he had a deal in place to return with the team for the 2014-15 season, and on Wednesday, the team made the news official. “I think (Devils general manager) Lou Lamoriello wanted to know what kind of direction he wanted to go, so both sides wanted to do (the contract...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr re-signs with Devils for another season

The New Jersey Devils today re-signed right wing Jaromir Jagr to a new contract. The announcement was made by Devils’ President/General Manager Lou Lamoriello. As per club policy, no further terms were disclosed. Jagr enters his second season with the Devils after leading the team with 43 assists and 67 points, while finishing second with 24 goals in 2013-14. He also led the club...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The New Jersey Devils Make The Jaromir Jagr Signing Official

Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today re-signed right wing Jaromir Jagr to a new contract. The announcement was made by Devils’ President/General Manager Lou Lamoriello. As per club policy, no further terms were disclosed. Jagr enters his second season with the Devils after leading the team with 43 assists and 67 points, while finishing second with 24 goals in 2013-14. He...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr Among Three Finalists For NHL’s Masterton Award

Jaromir Jagr, Manny Malhotra and Dominic Moore were announced Wednesday as the three finalists for the Masterton Award, given annually to the NHL player “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” Jagr continues to be the league’s ageless wonder, leading the New Jersey Devils in points (67) and assists (43) as a 42-year-old...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jagr expected back with Devils

In addition to being named a finalist for the Masterton Trophy, Jaromir Jagr appears set to return to New Jersey for a second season. The one-year contract was expected to be announced later Wednesday and return the Devils’ top scorer, who netted 24 goals and 43 assists last season. Jagr expressed a desire to return to the Devils after his solid season and after winning rave...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr has agreement to return to Devils

Jaromir Jagr turned 42 in February. If he was your average professional athlete, his career would have been long over right now. We all know he is not, which is why Jagr still managed to have an extremely productive season with the New Jersey Devils this year, scoring 24 goals and notching 43 assists. Why […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr set to return to Devils on one-year deal

getty images So much for those early season talks that Jaromir Jagr was preparing for retirement. Jagr, 42, has agreed on a one-year deal worth between $5 million and $6 million according to the Newark Star-Ledger. “Well, in some ways it is (a done deal), but (Devils general manager) Lou Lamoriello is going to let it (be announced) when he’s ready,” Petr Svoboda, Jagr’s agent...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jaromir Jagr Says He Has Deal To Return To New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils winger Jaromir Jagr said Tuesday that he has a deal in place to return with the team for the 2014-15 season, as reported by NHL.com. Jagr reportedly told the news to Zdenek Janda of iSport.cz and Roman Jedlicka of TV NOVA Sport in his native Czech Republic, where he’s training for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship. Jagr’s agent Petr...
Via NESN.com
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Are Finalizing A Contract To Keep Jagr In New Jersey

from Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger, Jaromir Jagr will remain with the Devils for another season. The veteran right winger's agent, Petr Svoboda, told The Sar-Ledger a deal was very close on what is believed to be a one-year contract for approximately $5 million. "Absolutely. The deal is very very close but it's not finalized yet," Svovoda said. "...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jagr to Return for Another Season in New Jersey

As per Roman Jedlicka a Czech Republic play by play announcer for NOVA sports, Jaromir Jagr has an agreement in place to play next season in New Jersey. This is great new for the Devils on so many levels, for starters it shows confidence in where the organization is at clearly in his age Jagr is looking […]
Via The Hockey Report
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr to stay a New Jersey Devil

Jaromir Jagr has been quite the mercenary for hire since returning to the NHL. After spending the full 2011-2012 season with the Philadelphia Flyers, Jagr signed a deal with the Dallas Stars, and midway through the season he was dealt to the Boston Bruins to chase the Stanley Cup. Jagr got close, with the Bruins losing in the finals, but he chose to not re-sign with the team, signing...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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