Jagr told USA Today he wanted to re-sign with the Flyers, but that "they wanted to go in a different direction."
"They were waiting for (free agents Zach) Parise and (Ryan) Suter," Jagr said. "I would have had to wait until probably right now to try to negotiate a new deal with the Flyers and I just didn't want to wait."
With Jagr gone, the Flyers must find a replacement. Last season, the Czech winger scored 19 goals and and 54 points in 73 games. A new player will be needed who can fill the shoes of Jagr. Here's a few players that may do just that.