Skip to content

Picking new team is going to take Jagr ‘some time’

Jul 6, 2013, 8:16 PM EST

Jaromir Jagr Getty Images

A lot of the big name free agents have found new teams, but Jaromir Jagr is still weighing his options. By the sounds of things, he isn’t in any rush to agree to terms.

“He definitely still wants to play, and there is some interest in him,” Jagr’s agent, Petr Svoboda said, according to NHL.com. “I think it’s going to take some time, but you never know for sure because there are three teams that are very interested.”

Svoboda didn’t list the three clubs that are vying for the 41-year-old forward’s services, but an earlier report linked Jagr to the Montreal Canadiens.

“Jaromir always wanted play in Montreal,” Svoboda reportedly told TVA Sports. “We discussed with [CEO] Marc Bergevin yesterday. The interest is mutual, but the decision is now up to the Canadiens.”

At one time, Boston was considering re-signing him, but after getting Jarome Iginla and Loui Eriksson, it seems safe to say that the Bruins have moved on.

Latest Posts
  1. What they’re saying about St. Louis’ return to Tampa Bay

    Nov 26, 2014, 10:58 AM EST

    Lightning Rangers Trade Hockey AP

    To cheer, or boo? That’s the query.

  2. NHL on NBCSN: Flyers face Red Wings on Rivalry Night

    Nov 26, 2014, 10:50 AM EST

    Jakub Voracek, Jonas Gustavsson, Niklas Kronwall AP

    Two teams headed down different paths?

  3. Shaw returns to Blackhawks’ lineup tonight

    Nov 26, 2014, 10:03 AM EST

    Winnipeg Jets v Chicago Blackhawks Getty Images

    He missed the last three games with an upper-body injury.

  4. Are the Jets and Coyotes being too loyal to their starting goalies?

    Nov 26, 2014, 9:16 AM EST

    Arizona Coyotes v Vancouver Canucks Getty Images

    It’s a question that could decide a playoff spot or two.

  5. Ducks aren’t sure how severe Beauchemin’s upper-body injury is

    Nov 26, 2014, 8:51 AM EST

    Anaheim Ducks v Dallas Stars Getty Images

    Tough start to the season for the veteran defenseman.

  6. Avs erase 3-0 deficit to edge Coyotes 4-3

    Nov 26, 2014, 2:00 AM EST

    Colorado Avalanche v Nashville Predators Getty Images

    Colorado has now won four of five.

  7. Report: Perron could be headed to Columbus

    Nov 26, 2014, 12:45 AM EST

    davidperrongetty Getty Images

    Jackets and Oilers talking trade.

  8. Video: Hanzal with an elbow to the head of Erik Johnson

    Nov 26, 2014, 12:05 AM EST

    Martin Hanzal Getty Images

    The Avs’ defenseman left the game and did not return.

  9. Video: Stars’ Garbutt hits Hall knee-on-knee

    Nov 25, 2014, 11:25 PM EST

    St. Louis Blues v Dallas Stars St. Louis Blues v Dallas Stars

    The Oilers’ forward has had his share of knee injuries.

  10. Video: Canucks honor Quinn with “O Danny Boy”

    Nov 25, 2014, 10:29 PM EST

    patquinn

    Spent time in Vancouver as a player and a coach.

  11. Video: Canucks’ Desjardins delivers the news to Horvat

    Nov 25, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

    Bo Horvat, Jason Demers, Pascal Pelletier AP

    The 19-year-old rookie will be sticking in the NHL this season.

  12. Video: Boll with a hit to the head on Postma

    Nov 25, 2014, 7:45 PM EST

    EDMONTON, CANADA - MARCH 14: Jared Boll #40 of the Columbus Blue Jackets watches warm-up before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Rexall Place on March 14, 2012 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images) Getty Images

    Chris Thorburn dropped the gloves with the Jackets tough guy.

  13. Report: Kings receiving interest in Nolan

    Nov 25, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Jordan Nolan AP

    He’s been a healthy scratch in three straight games.

  14. Torres aims to resume skating soon — without his right ACL

    Nov 25, 2014, 5:48 PM EST

    Raffi Torres Getty Images

    Sharks forward has undergone months of rehab on his surgically-repaired knee.

  15. The Kings aren’t just ‘going to go out and blow’ their Voynov cap space

    Nov 25, 2014, 5:04 PM EST

    2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Getty Images

    “Let’s get real. Finding top-four defensemen, they’re not available,” says GM Dean Lombardi.

Featured video

Eakins on his way out of Edmonton?

Sign up for Fantasy hockey

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. P. Datsyuk (2535)
  2. V. Hedman (2419)
  3. P. Sharp (2372)
  4. S. Crosby (2253)
  5. D. Krejci (1956)
  1. B. Marchand (1924)
  2. Z. Chara (1868)
  3. B. Dubinsky (1753)
  4. A. Tanguay (1535)
  5. S. Varlamov (1529)