Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/26/06 at 09:46 AM ET
Rangers forward Jaromir Jagr has been cleared to practice for the first time since undergoing surgery on his dislocated left shoulder nearly five months ago. "We got a very good report from the doctor," said smiling New York coach Tom Renney after the Rangers lost 5-2 to the New York Islanders in a pre-season game last night. "He is ready for a full practice and everything that is involved with that." When pressed on whether that included contact drills, Renney repeated that the star forward can participate in all forms of practice. When Jagr might be able to play in a game will be determined by Renney and the rest of the coaching staff. Jagr will need to build up his endurance and practice time before taking the next step.
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