Insider Only Olympics Buzz: Jagr will be motivated at Olympics to prove he can still play in the NHL

Jagr still eyeing a return to the NHL according to former teammate

Former NHL star Jaromir Jagr is enjoying life in the KHL, well he’s at least enjoying the paycheck, but is the future hall of famer still eyeing a return to the NHL.
According to recently retired forward Brendan Shanahan, Jagr is.
Shanahan told, that the Olympics will be an international stage for Jagr to prove he can still play in the NHL.
“He’s a bit of a wildcard,” Shanahan told “It’ll be interesting to watch Jagr in the tournament. He’s been away a couple years. He wants to come back to the NHL, so he’ll be highly motivated.”
Shanahan being a former teammate of Jagr has a lot of credibility to it.

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