Thread: Dreger: Jagr to Test Free Agency
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06-18-2012, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by caley View Post

Really surprised by this, all speculation was he was close/had already signed with Philadelphia. Does this put Philadelphia into trade discussions now for a Top 6 forward?
This is now the third time I've posted this in 5 minutes... but:

I don't believe that this means he is leaving the Flyers.

He's never been a player given to granting "hometown discounts."

I believe his came will present the Flyers with the opportunity to match the best offer on the table--since he genuinely did seem to enjoy his time here, and he's basically pencilled in on the top line--which is more than he'll get from most contending teams.

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