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PHT Morning Skate: ECHL team offers Jaromir Jagr a roster spot

Montreal Canadiens v Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 03: Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Florida Panthers takes the ice during a game against the Montreal Canadiens at BB&T Center on April 3, 2017 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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--Jaromir Jagr still hasn’t signed a contract with a team, but he has at least one offer on the table. The ECHL’s Florida Everblades want to get him under contract for the 2017-18 season. "“We believe this deal makes sense for both sides,“Jaromir will have the opportunity to continue to play the game that he loves, while remaining in the tropical paradise of South Florida”. (

--Now that the draft and free agency is in the books, has begun their breakdown of each team’s off-season. They started with the Ducks, who were able to retain Sami Vatanen and Josh Manson, and they also brought back potential UFA Patrick Eaves. According to, their biggest need is on the third line. (

--The man who composed “Brass Bonanza” has passed away. Jacques Ysase passed away at the age of 94 in Belgium last week. (The Score)

--TSN’s Travis Yost looks at some of “bargain bin” free agents currently on the market that might be able to help teams. Edmonton brought in Yohann Auvitu, but Brandon Pirri is still on the market. Yost writes: “Over the 226-games and 2,500 5-on-5 minutes Pirri has played at the NHL level, his team has scored about 51.1 per cent of the goals with him on the ice. (Just as a point of reference, Toronto scored 51.1 per cent of the goals with Auston Matthews on the ice last season.) (

--The New Jersey Devils are holding their development camp this week, and looks at 12 prospects to keep an eye on. Obviously, Nico Hischier will be looking to make a great first impression. (

--Chris Kunitz’s children get to enjoy eating cereal out of the Stanley Cup (again):