Jaromir Jagr Signs 1-Year, $4.5 Million Deal With Dallas Stars

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 29: Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Philadelphia Flyers looks on during a face off against the New Jersey Devils in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Wells Fargo Center on April 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jaromir Jagr will join the Dallas Stars in 2012-13 after agreeing to a one year deal with the club.

Future Hall of Famer Jaromir Jagr will play for a Western Conference team for the first time in his career in 2012-13, when he pulls on the uniform of the Dallas Stars. According to TSN's Pierre LeBrun, Jagr has signed a one-year, $4.5 million contract with the club.

Jagr returned to the NHL last season after a three-year stint in Russia's KHL. In 73 regular-season games with the Philadelphia Flyers, Jagr scored 19 goals and notched 35 assists, thanks in part to the breakout season of budding star Claude Giroux.

Jagr tapered off a bit after a hot start to his season, and by the time the playoffs rolled around, he was not performing at the same early-season level. But the Flyers were still aided by his strong veteran presence in their locker room. Groin-injury issues may have contributed to Jagr's slight decline, too.

Jagr made $3.3 million on his one-year deal with Philadelphia, signed last July 1.

For more on the Stars, check in with Defending Big D and SB Nation Dallas.

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