SHARE

Jagr, Plekanec playing for Kladno

Wednesday, 09.19.2012 / 12:30 PM / News

NHL.com

Share with your Friends


Jagr, Plekanec playing for Kladno
Dallas Stars forward Jaromir Jagr and Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec have signed with HC Kladno for the duration of the work stoppage.

Dallas Stars forward Jaromir Jagr and Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec have signed with HC Kladno of the Czech Extraliga for the duration of the work stoppage.

Jagr, who was born in Kladno, is the club's owner; his father serves as the general manager.

Jagr signed a one-year contract with the Stars in July and enters the season as the leading scorer among active NHL players. His 1,653 points are eighth on the all-time list.

Plekanec had 17 goals and 35 assists in 81 games with the Canadiens last season. He was born in Kladno and played with HC Kladno for parts of three seasons before coming to North America in 2002.

Quote of the Day

For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday