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Friday, July 4, 2008

Is Jagr deciding between Edmonton and Russia?

From Larry Brooks of the NY Post:

The future is uncertain for Jagr, who said that he would like to play five more years. He has an offer from Russia. He may have a multi-year offer coming to him from Edmonton.

"People think that it's better to have a lot of choices, but sometimes having one choice is best because you can't make the wrong one," Jagr said. "I don't know what I'm going to do now, but I'll make that choice when it's time.

Read the entire article here.

Brooks pays Jagr the respect he deserves in this article. The Czech winger was integral in turning the Rangers around from a pretender to a contender.

As for his future, if Jagr were to guarantee he'd play more than one season in the NHL, then I'd have no problem offering him a two-year deal if I were the Oilers.

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