Cam Neely on the Bruins acquiring Jaromir Jagr
Cam Neely calls into Felger & Mazz to give his reaction and expectations from the Bruins acquiring Jaromir Jagr.
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Scam I don't have -- or you pick him. Tony sell us your reaction to landing -- yarder today. I think we've we've certainly upgraded our hockey club and that's who we -- better to do aren't going into the deadline here. Tell me what exactly drew you to him. While he's. You know you and I think you know offensively. He's put up numbers here here last year he still doing that he's a big body -- -- puck extremely well. -- see you know entered -- indoors Carter our game in our cycle game down low. He can do great job protecting the puck to open on the power play is all those things combined to me it is fairly easy for us trying to acquire him. Where do you envision him playing in the lineup -- I don't it's not your job and I'm sure you've had talks about it internally do you see him. With great -- do you see him on the third line where do you see him playing. You know what who have interest -- -- so I'm sure that to nerves come. He'll be he'll be inserted in the in various. Various lines just to see where the best it may be. Right now. You know Horton credit going in and hypocrites who played fairly well pretty consistent throughout the years so they are very very I would assume that. You know he -- start. On a different line than that but you never know where where things will look Chica was thirteen games after tonight -- And we'll see what what makes the best kitten and gives us the best chances. Here ready to to get production from all three lines. Jim I'm assuming no shot of him being there tonight right. No but connect so loved one would assume that you'll tap -- for Thursday here we do that. Well well what -- dizzy and cam and he thought he got to be in great shape to be doing what he's doing. At 41 I mean my god I mean you played against him right he's still out there and equipment company that's no offense but. You know he's he's still out there are so what what what sort of research do you do as an organization to Null. Just outside the fact that he's playing at 41 that he's in shape and can block the minutes etc. Yeah we we've done you know we've done a lot of research on this might give me an even last year Philadelphia. We did her did come from very reliable people that you know this guy who works extremely hard he keeps himself in great condition. -- is actually helped young guys understand what it takes to play in the National Hockey League as far as conditioning goes -- He's still -- then Dallas so. He takes pride in his condition and you know it showed friendly deal to play in the National Hockey League -- as you know and -- little for a long time. Public his abilities in all three zones you know -- put such an up dozens and emphasis in all three zones his own zone. Are you confident that that -- -- -- excuse me that are younger and younger can do those things. For you right out of the -- -- EE armour has been in the league a long time -- -- You know he knows what statistics to help. -- pocket seems women and then what it takes for him to play well in. You know I think today you know once he gets an understanding of our system and and what works what the expectations -- coming out I think it's going to be an issue. You know but more importantly you know he's gonna certainly helped us offensively. -- -- -- -- Just got a chance say that moving ahead to tomorrow at 3 o'clock and -- what 23 dollars or so do you anticipate making any other Moulds. Well if there's if there's like -- said go on and there's opportunities for us to improve our club we're we're certainly you know. Looking due to do that and and that holds true from now until the end of the trade deadline. To me just clarify it's against it's a conditional second that it can become a first if you reach the conference finals of the reports camp is that true. And the the second part of that question is. Does that mean now you cant trade your first round pick that's part of that condition on the younger trade. That is true and it would be difficult to do -- so difficult or. Like not a lot right I mean if you -- your first round pick in the UBS -- and we wouldn't we wouldn't be illustrator first if we've we've had that and conditions for this current deal.