Every time I see a picture of Jagr in a Devils jersey, I think "uh, yep, that's photoshopped."
When I realize I'm wrong, I then wonder why this couldn't have happened 10 years ago.
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Previous team: Vancouver Canucks
How he was acquired:
Transition to the Devils: Has essentially gone from backing up a well-known goalie from Montreal in Vancouver to backing up an even better known goalie from Montreal in New Jersey.
Season forecast: Will likely spend the season wondering why Devils players don't cringe every time someone says the word "playoffs."
Previous team: Detroit Red Wings
How he was acquired: Signed from tryout
Transition to the Devils: Goes from the team with the most playoff success over the last 20 years in the Western Conference to the team with the most playoff success over the last 20 years in the Eastern Conference.
Season forecast: Will perform well, and will enjoy city life this year more than last year, now being in Newark.
How he was acquired: Signed through free agency
Transition to the Devils: Once again coached by Pete DeBoer, as he was in Florida, becoming the
Season forecast: Is almost guaranteed to be at least the fourth best Czech-born player on the Devils this season.