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Jaromir Jagr’s NHL career may be over after clearing waivers

Jaromir Jagr cleared waivers Monday, an afternoon after being waived through the Calgary Flames.

The expectation now could be the veteran ahead will be put on unconditional waivers for the aim of terminating his NHL contract. That would permit the 45-year-old Czech local to go back to Europe and doubtlessly play for HC Kladno within the Czech League, a franchise he co-owns. 

Jagr signed a one-year contract with the Flames on Oct. four, however had only one function and 6 assists in 22 video games.

Jagr used to be placed on injured reserve on Jan. 14 and hasn’t performed since Dec. 31. He used to be additionally positioned at the harm checklist previous this season after sustaining a lower-body injury in opposition to the Minnesota Wild. 

Jagr has recorded 766 targets and 1,921 issues over his NHL career, just right for 3rd and 2nd all-time in the ones classes.

He has additionally performed in 1,733 career video games, in the back of simplest Mark Messier (1,756) and Gordie Howe (1,767) in league historical past.

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