Originally written on Philly Sports Live  |  Last updated 11/3/14
About this time last year, Jaromir Jagr was rocking the hockey world with the news that he planned to return to the NHL after playing in Russia since 2008. When he did, after a protracted back-and-forth that had people on Twitter calling it #JagrWatch, he signed with the Philadelphia Flyers instead of the team he memorably won two Stanley Cups with, the cross-state rival Pittsburgh Penguins. Still, he turned in a pretty good season for a man of 40, putting up 19 goals and 35 assists in 73 games. He was also along for the ride as the Flyers played a tumultuous playoff series against the Penguins and fell to the New Jersey Devils in the conference semifinals. But now, it looks like he won’t be suiting up in orange next season at all. Just two weeks after Jagr’s agent said that he and his client were trying to hammer out a new deal with Philly before the draft this Friday, the tone of things has changed and reportedly Jagr is going to try out the free agent market. It is still entirely...
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