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FRISCO, Texas - The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has acquired a conditional second-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, forward Lane MacDermid, and forward Cody Payne from the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward Jaromir Jagr. The conditional second-round pick becomes a first-round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft if Boston advances to the Eastern Conference Finals in this year's playoffs.

"Jaromir Jagr produced as a consistent scorer for our team all year and we would like to thank him for his contributions to our hockey club," said Dallas Stars General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk. "With our eye to the future, we have acquired some valuable assets that we believe strengthen our organization."

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Top 6 F?  Must’ve cost a high level prospect, like Tyler Seguin, and 1st rounder.

Oh, at least!

Posted by Garth on 04/02/13 at 01:11 PM ET

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They’re not that ecstatic on BOS’ hfboards.  I mean they’re happy they got him, but then reality sets in instantly.  lol

Posted by SYF from A tall cool pint of Guinness on 04/02/13 at 01:14 PM ET

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Boston gets a Bi-Polar little boy who says he went to Phillthy because the had RH C’s & then signs with Dallas Who does not have RH C’s Bahstan better make sure he plays on a line with Bergeron or he will be worthless LOL

Posted by Evilpens on 04/02/13 at 01:18 PM ET


I was the biggest jagr fan when i was a kid… and never stopped until the last go around when he turned up his nose at shero’s offer and ended up signing with philly for a lot more money.

that being said, he is still producing and boston should be happy with getting a guy like this.  He is a beast to move off the puck, and still scores goals.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 04/02/13 at 01:29 PM ET

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He is a beast to move off the puck…

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 04/02/13 at 01:29 PM ET

Unless you’re Pavel Datsyuk.

Posted by mrfluffy from A wide spot on I-90 in Montana on 04/02/13 at 01:33 PM ET

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according to TSN - “two prospects and a draft pick”

soooo not worth it. at least for my team.

Posted by perfection from LaLaLand on 04/02/13 at 01:41 PM ET


tomorrow is going to be sooo boring.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 04/02/13 at 01:41 PM ET

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You’d have to assume the draft pick is Boston’s first-rounder because the prospects aren’t exactly “top” talent.

Here’s what the Hockey’s Future Web site says about each…

Lane MacDermid - LW - 6’3” 205lbs
Talent Analysis
MacDermid is a physical menace. Big, strong and mean, he hits everything in sight, plays to intimidate and is a willing pugilist. And while his skills are limited, he’s worked hard to improve his overall game and it showed on the scoresheet last season.

MacDermid is becoming one of the AHL’s better enforcers. He’s made strides in every aspect of his game and will look to continue that progression this season. He projects as a Shawn Thornton-type and it looks like the Bruins are grooming MacDermid to be his heir apparent.

Probablility of Success: B

Cody Payne - RW - 6’2” 202lbs

Talent Analysis
Cody Payne is big, prototypical power forward. He has a natural mean streak and hits to separate people from the puck. He’s also a willing pugilist. He has spent most of his junior career as a bit player, buried on the depth chart, but has shown that he can be an effective, grinding winger for skilled linemates when given the chance. This season promises to be an important one for Payne as he looks to work himself into the Plymouth Whalers top-nine.

Will develop this season and next in the OHL. Appears to be pegged for fourth-line duty if or when he arrives in the NHL.

Probablility of Success: C

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 04/02/13 at 02:02 PM ET

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I’ve seen a lot of Red Wings fans taking issue with Holland standing pat at the deadline this year. Honestly I think it’s the best move for them. When I look at other teams in the West I see the Wings on the 2nd, maybe even 3rd tier this year.

No reason to give up assets. The way they’re currently built an aged Jagr or a beat up Clowe is not going to get them over the hump. The prices have been astronomical this year as well. I think the Wings would have benefitted from Bouwmeester and he from their organization. Seeing what was given up for him I think that’s the only one DET should have been willing to meet the price for, but I don’t really blame them.

Posted by Russian Rocket on 04/02/13 at 02:04 PM ET

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I suppose there isn’t really any right or wrong when it comes to this sort of thing (especially in this situation)... but that fact that Jagr jumps from team to team all the time, be it through trades or free agency… it just makes it hard for me to respect him.

Posted by bezukov from the kids are alright. on 04/02/13 at 02:17 PM ET

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He was not a fit for the Wings in any way, shape, or form.

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie, MI on 04/02/13 at 02:32 PM ET

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It is official, add a 2nd round pick going to Dallas too, via Bob McKenzie tweet.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 04/02/13 at 02:43 PM ET

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And now reports are the 2nd round pick becomes a 1st of Boston wins two playoff rounds.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 04/02/13 at 02:53 PM ET

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Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 04/02/13 at 02:55 PM ET

Understandable. No one likes a spin story.

Posted by Russian Rocket on 04/02/13 at 03:05 PM ET


when dallas got jagr this summer, i thought the move was brilliant.  if he pans out and they make the playoffs great, if not… they have a free piece to move at the deadline for picks.  It is a wonder more teams that are rebuilding do not do this more often.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 04/02/13 at 03:16 PM ET

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