Found July 06, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Jaromir Jagr
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
I'm convinced that the NHL's celebrating the one-year anniversary of their first CBA proposal to the NHLPA being leaked by one RDS's Renaud Lavoie, opening the insanity that was the "2012-2013" lockout, by giving each and every one of its GM's jet fuel massages at the NHL headquarters in New York... But it is indeed a quiet day (are all the GM's taking the U.S. holiday weekend off to wait for bigger PR punches on Monday?), and aside from Paul's noting of the TVA report that the Canadiens and Jaromir Jagr's agent are talking, this snippet from the Associated Press is all we've got in terms of rumors or innuendo about free agents' destinations: Continue reading "A bit about Jagr and a ‘deep breath’ suggestion is all we’ve got today (thus far, anyway)"

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