The Flames announced today that they have signed forward Jaromir Jagr to a one-year contract.
Jagr, a native of Kladno, Czech Republic, is entering his 25th NHL season. He is currently the leading point scorer among active NHL players and has the second most points in NHL history with 765 goals and 1149 assists for 1914 regular season points behind only Wayne Gretzky. He has won two Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins (1991, 1992) in addition to an Olympic gold medal (1998) and two World Championships (2005, 2010).
Jagr has won five Art Ross trophies (1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001), three Lester B. Pearson Awards (1999, 2000, 2006), the Bill Masterton Award (2016) and the Hart Trophy (1999). The thirteen time All-Star is also amongst the all-time leaders in NHL playoffs points (5th), goals (11th), assists (9th), overtime goals (T-3rd), game-winning goals (8th) and games played (T-15th).
JAROMIR JAGR – RIGHT WING
BORN: Kladno, CZE DATE: February 15, 1972
HEIGHT: 6’3″ WEIGHT: 230 lbs.
DRAFTED: PIT – 1st round, 5th overall, in the 1990 NHL Draft
ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on October 4, 2017