NHL Rumor: Jagr and Cervenka Alberta Bound?

February 23rd, 2010 by Daniel Sallows Leave a reply »
Men's hockey at the Vancouver Olympics hasn't been just about Canada winning a gold, there have been some underlying stories developing as well.

For instance, in the case of Jaromir Jagr and Roman Cervenka of the Czech Republic, it has been somewhat of a stepping out party.

The 38-year-old Jagr is in the final year of his contract with Avangard Omsk of the KHL, and has made it clear he would love the opportunity to come back to the NHL.

Last season after the Edmonton Oilers made an attempt to sign him, Jagr told Alan Adams of CBC Sports he appreciated the efforts the Oilers made prior to the NHL trade deadline to sign him for a playoff push, and he respected the club for showing interest.

Jagr was quoted as saying, "I was excited when I heard that Edmonton pushed pretty hard to get me and I really appreciate it. And if I ever go there (the NHL), they would be my No. 1 pick because they showed interest in me first."

So far, he has shown flashes of his former self during the 2010 Winter Games, and looked like he still has something to offer an NHL club.

Whether he can once again coexist with T ...

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