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Will Jaromir Jagr Return to the NHL…and Edmonton?

Published by on May 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Jaromir Jagr is currently 13th in the NHL in career goals with 615 and ninth all-time in points with 1599.

Jagr was the biggest asset in the opening of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia, when the former NHL star signed with Avangard Omsk in the KHL this past season. He signed a two-year deal worth roughly $10 million.

Jagr said in a recent interview at the World Championships: "If I ever go to (the NHL), they would be my No. 1 pick because they showed the interest first. I never forget that and I respect that. They would be my first pick."

That team being the Edmonton Oilers of course. On July 3, 2008, the day he signed with Avangard Omsk, he was quoted saying: "I want to thank all the teams th...

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