Jaromir Jagr

Breaking NHL news: Flames, Jagr agree to deal

Breaking NHL news: The Calgary Flames and Jaromir Jagr have agreed to a one-year contract. The ageless wonder will reportedly receive a $1 million salary along with the potential for $1 million in bonuses.

Jagr turned down an offer from the St. Louis Blues to accept the offer from the Flames.

Although Jagr scored 16 goals and 30 assists last season, the Florida Panthers made the decision not to resign the 45-year-old forward.

Jaromir Jagr
Courtesy: NHL.com

The Calgary Flames will be Jagr’s ninth NHL team in 23 seasons.

Currently, Jagr is third all-time in NHL goals scored with 765, fifth in assists with 1,149 and fourth in games played with 1,711.

Jaromir Jagr
Courtesy: NHL.com

In the early 1990’s, Jagr won the Stanley Cup in back-to-back seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins (1991 and 1992). Jagr was also won the Hart Trophy in 1998-99, and he has won the Art Ross Trophy five times (1994-95, 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-00 and 2000-01).

The Flames open the season tonight against the Edmonton Oilers.

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