Posted January 12, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) The Dallas Stars will have to wait one more day to see their newest acquisition on the ice. Signed to a one-year free agent contract last summer, 40-year-old winger Jaromir Jagr didn't arrive in town from his native Czech Republic until early Friday before a case of jet lag delayed his initial appearance at the club's practice facility. ''The guy's just a presence in our locker room,'' said Dallas coach Glen Gulutzan, whose club missed the playoffs for the fourth straight season last year. ''And when you have a guy of that stature and that ability, it makes people think you can win every night and that can be infectious.'' The good news is Jagr probably won't need much time to work himself into game shape, as he's already been playing for the Czech team he owns, Kladno. With 24 goals and a league-leading 57 points in 34 games, the two-time Stanley Cup winner - 1991-92 with Pittsburgh - seems to have plenty...

Jaromir Jagr (Take full advantage Stars fans)

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Wings looking at a January 22nd home opener against Dallas

Even thought he actual schedule wont’ be released until tomorrow, it looks like Wings fans are getting an early glimpse of what the first few games could look like for Detroit as they take to the ice for the first time since the NHL lockout wiped out half of the season. According to Helen St. James of the Detroit Free Press, the Wings are looking to open up their home schedule...

Update On The Restricted Free Agents

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Detroit Red Wings Release 2013 Schedule: Home Opener Jan. 22 vs. Dallas Stars

At long last, the NHL season is set to begin, and the Detroit Red Wings will open — as reported multiple times — on Jan. 19 at St. Louis. The Wings’ home opener will take place three days later on Jan. 22, following a Jan. 21 visit to Columbus, when the Dallas Stars visit Joe Louis Arena. Detroit plays six games in the month of January: at St. Louis, at Columbus, vs. Dallas...
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