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08:45 AM ET 07.07 | Jaromir Jagr's time with the Boston Bruins is over. That doesn't mean the 41-year-old is ready to hang up his skates. "He definitely still wants to play, and there is some interest in him," Jagr's agent, Petr Svoboda, told The Associated Press on Saturday. "I think it's going to take some time, but you never know for sure because there are three teams that are very interested." Svoboda declined to tell the AP which teams are interested in signing Jagr, the leading scorer among active NHL players. However, the agent told TVA Sports there were discussions Friday with Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin and "the interest is mutual, but the decision is now up to the Canadiens."

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July 7, 2013  08:48 AM ET

Not sure what the point is in any team, much less the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge, in signing Jagr at this point in this career

July 7, 2013  09:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Not sure what the point is in any team, much less the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge, in signing Jagr at this point in this career

Nostalgia?

July 7, 2013  09:41 AM ET

Kind of like the Carl Brewer signing by TOR in 1979

July 7, 2013  09:47 AM ET

The Habs seem to lose or bow out of every fight for top tier players on the trade block. Picking up Jagr at this point is like like picking scraps from the dumpster behind a five star restaurant. Jagr's had a great career, but the Habs haven't won in 20 years and Jagr is not going to help change that.

Hate to dis a team I've cheered for my whole life.

July 7, 2013  09:54 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Kind of like the Carl Brewer signing by TOR in 1979

I don't know if you've noticed BGD but I'm not a big Leaf fan; however, I always liked Carl. Especially when he was so instrumental in sending Alan Eagleson to prison.

July 7, 2013  10:56 AM ET

Actually though Jags played decent in the playoffs. He was certainly snake bitten for a goal though. Certainly had chances.

July 7, 2013  10:59 AM ET
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Especially when he was so instrumental in sending Alan Eagleson to prison.

Who's nickname in the can, was 'diaperman'

July 7, 2013  11:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

The Habs seem to lose or bow out of every fight for top tier players on the trade block. Picking up Jagr at this point is like like picking scraps from the dumpster behind a five star restaurant. Jagr's had a great career, but the Habs haven't won in 20 years and Jagr is not going to help change that.Hate to dis a team I've cheered for my whole life.

No need to dis them, they are a playoff team, and once you're in and get lucky, like the Bruins, anything could happen.

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July 7, 2013  11:42 AM ET
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He wasn't too bad considering he's painfully slow. He had some assists and rung the post 3 or 4 times.I'm not bumming that the B's decided to take a pass for next year though.

At times he looked totally gassed. I'm wondering what would happen when he hit the playoffs after a full season.

July 7, 2013  12:31 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Not sure what the point is in any team, much less the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge, in signing Jagr at this point in this career

It's the Jaromir Jagr farewell tour. Once he plays for every team in the NHL he'll retire.

July 7, 2013  01:17 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

The Habs seem to lose or bow out of every fight for top tier players on the trade block. Picking up Jagr at this point is like like picking scraps from the dumpster behind a five star restaurant. Jagr's had a great career, but the Habs haven't won in 20 years and Jagr is not going to help change that.Hate to dis a team I've cheered for my whole life.

You make a good point.

July 7, 2013  01:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

It's the Jaromir Jagr farewell tour. Once he plays for every team in the NHL he'll retire.

LOL

July 7, 2013  01:35 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

It's the Jaromir Jagr farewell tour. Once he plays for every team in the NHL he'll retire.

Then open a sports bar in Lauderdale!

July 7, 2013  01:42 PM ET

One thing is for certain: he'll go to whomever pays the most.

July 7, 2013  02:10 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Not sure what the point is in any team, much less the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge, in signing Jagr at this point in this career

He's waiting for a call from Pittsburgh.

July 7, 2013  03:43 PM ET

Perhaps he's a huge fan of the french castor...and wants to make sure his fine moustache doesn't go to waste!

July 7, 2013  04:40 PM ET
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I don't know if you've noticed BGD but I'm not a big Leaf fan; however, I always liked Carl. Especially when he was so instrumental in sending Alan Eagleson to prison.

CB deserves a spot in the HOF just for that !

July 7, 2013  04:53 PM ET

He might not be ready to hang up his skates, but he may after one of those young guys 'Kronwells' him one time.

 
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