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Report: Veteran Jagr close to re-signing with Devils

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TSN.ca Staff
4/29/2014 4:12:15 PM
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It appears Jaromir Jagr still has some gas left in the tank.

According to the Newark Star-Ledger, the 42-year-old Jagr is close to re-signing with the New Jersey Devils.

The report indicates it is a one-year deal worth in the neighbourhood of $5 million.

"The deal is very very close but it's not finalized yet," Jagr's agent Petr Svovoda told the Star-Ledger. "(Devils GM) Lou (Lamoriello) will let you know as soon as it's complete."

Jegr is slated to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 but wants to stay in New Jersey.

"He loved his time there last year and that's where he wants to be," Svoboda added.

Jaromir Jagr (Photo: Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

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(Photo: Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)
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