Though he has not played in the NHL since 2008, Jaromir Jagr could be eyeing a return next season.
The future Hall of Fame winger spent the past three seasons playing for Avangard Omsk of the KHL in Russia. According to The Rangers Tribune, Canoe.ca reports that the free agent plans to make a decision in the next week about his playing future, which could include a return to the NHL.
The 39-year-old is currently engaged in discussions with four KHL teams, but has also said he would like to return to the NHl if the right offer were available.
The New York Rangers, the team for which Jagr most recently played for, could be interested in adding some more offensive punch in the form of Jagr, especially if the Blueshirts don't think they can land free-agent center Brad Richards this summer.
Also rumored to be in the mix are the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team for which Jagr spent 11 seasons with. The Pens could be attractive considering Mario Lemieux, Jagr's former linemate, is the team's owner.
Finally, the Montreal Canadiens might be a fit given their substantial cap space. Jagr has never played for a Canadian franchise, but has said he has always wanted to do so.
Jagr played in 49 games for Avangard Omsk in the 2010-11 season, posting 19 goals and 31 assists.
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