Found June 28, 2012 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
Last year Jaromir Jagr seemed destined to make a triumphant return to Pittsburgh.Instead of signing with the Penguins, though, he landed with the arch-rival Philadelphia Flyers. So predicting his landing this summer is a difficult proposition.Jagr want a bit more money than he made last year ($3.3 million) and more playing time than the Flyers afforded him. He considered Montreal and Detroit last summer and could revisit those teams this time around.“It’s up to my agent,” Jagr told Denik Sport, a Czech newspaper. “We will see what happens. You never know.”The thin free agent pool could work in his favor. So could a potential new wrinkle in the next collective bargaining agreement.The Toronto Sun notes that the next CBA may allow the salaries of players 40 and older to be excluded from salary cap calculations.
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