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Agent: Jagr’s NHL Negotiations Not About Leveraging KHL

From Sporting News:

Jaromir Jagr continues to discuss an NHL return with the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins, but the talks are not meant as a means of getting a large offer from a Russian team, his agent told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

“It’s absolutely not true,” Petr Svoboda said when presented with the leverage theory. “I’ve heard that, but it’s not true. I mean, there’s always that option if things don’t work out with (the NHL), but this is not about trying to get more money from (the KHL). I know Jags wants to come back to the NHL and for the right reasons.”

Svoboda expected Jagr to speak with Penguins owner and former teammate Mario Lemieux on Wednesday…

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Of course it’s not true.  I mean, that’s believable, right?

Posted by Garth on 06/22/11 at 04:19 PM ET

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but the talks are not meant as a means of getting a large offer from a Russian team, his agent told ESPN.com on Wednesday.


just an added bonus

Posted by Rdwings28 on 06/22/11 at 07:20 PM ET

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