This trade is a good one in that it moves the largest player contract in the NHL to a team that can absorb it, and it provides us with options as we seek to improve our teamJagr traded to Rangers Jan 23, 2004
He should be the highest-paid player in the league, which he is right nowIn Sports from United Press International Oct 19, 2001
He should be the highest-paid player in the league, which he is right nowIn Sports from United Press International Oct 18, 2001
I think we put together the cornerstones on a long-term basisJagr becomes richest NHL player Oct 18, 2001
We knew he was a great player, but I'll reiterate, he's a good manJagr becomes richest NHL player Oct 18, 2001
Theodore "Ted" J. Leonsis (born January 8, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York) is a long-time AOL executive and owner of the NHL's Washington Capitals.
Leonsis was born to Greek American parents in Brooklyn, and spent his early years there. His parents worked as a waiter and a secretary. After skipping 8th grade, Leonsis attended Brooklyn Tech but before graduation, his family moved back to their hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1973 and attended Georgetown University. After graduation, Leonsis moved back to his parents' home in Lowell and began working for Wang Laboratories.
After surviving an airplane crash landing in 1983, he drafted a list of 101 things to do in life and has completed many of the tasks including owning a sports franchise.