Apr 10, 2014; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators goalie Robin Lehner (40) makes a save on a shot from New Jersey Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr (68) in the third period at the Canadian Tire Centre. The Senators defeated the Devils 2-1 in a shootout. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Jaromir Jagr Expected To Re-Sign With Devils In Coming Days

Apr 7, 2014; Newark, NJ, USA; Calgary Flames goalie Karri Ramo (31) makes a save on New Jersey Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr (68) during the third period at Prudential Center. The Flames defeated the Devils 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Tom Gulitti broke big news on Twitter just minutes ago:

This is huge news for the Devils. Jaromir Jagr had an exceptional season and posted 67 points (24 G, 43 A) at 42+ years old. Jagr leads the team in many stats including plus/minus with +16. There is a 5-way tie for second but it is only at +3.

Early, unconfirmed rumors are pegging the deal around 5-6 million which is a pretty hefty price tag, but worth it if he brings the same production.

Jagr will represent the Czech Republic at the IIHF World Championships.

The Devils will now look to priority #2 in re-signing Cory Schneider to a long-term contract. Schneider currently has one year left on his contract but the Devils have no intention on letting it come down to the wire, especially after Zach Parise and David Clarkson left under similar circumstances.

This is the first of many roster moves to come once the NHL Offseason officially kicks into gear.

Next Devils Game Full schedule »
Saturday, Oct 2525 Oct7:00at Ottawa SenatorsBuy Tickets

Tags: Jaromir Jagr New Jersey Devils

comments powered by Disqus