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Jagr signs one-year contract with Flames

45-year-old right wing is second-leading scorer in NHL history, will make $1 million

by Aaron Vickers / Correspondent

CALGARY -- Jaromir Jagr will get one more season in the NHL.

The right wing signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

"I'm glad I'm here," Jagr said. "I want to say thanks to the Calgary Flames organization. They gave me a chance to play at least one more year in the NHL. I've been in the NHL for so many years … I don't even know how many. I started when I was 18. I'm 45. I love this game. I love the NHL."

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NHL Free Agent Tracker

Complete list of signings by team, available players @NHL

One-stop shop for a comprehensive list of all 2017 NHL free agents and signings, including stories and analysis.

NOTE: Some of these players may have recently signed with their respective club; however, their contracts had not yet been filed with the League.

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Anderson signs with Blue Jackets

Restricted free agent forward reportedly gets three years, $5.55 million @NHL

Forward Josh Anderson signed a three-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but Sportsnet reported the contract is worth $5.55 million with an average annual value of $1.85 million.

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Jagr agrees to one-year contract with Flames: report

Forward, 45, receives $1 million plus bonuses @NHL

Jaromir Jagr agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Calgary Flames on Monday, Sportsnet reported.

The 45-year-old right wing reportedly will receive $1 million in salary and also could earn an additional $1 million in bonuses.

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Jagr won't play in Czech Republic this weekend, waits for NHL offer

No. 2 all-time scorer says teams he's talking to 'don't want me to play here'

by Michael Langr / Senior Correspondent

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- Forward Jaromir Jagr has decided not to play in the Czech Republic this weekend and wait to find out if he has a future in the NHL.

Jagr, 45, an unrestricted free agent, is the second-leading scorer in NHL history (behind Wayne Gretzky). Jagr played the past three seasons for the Florida Panthers, who did not re-sign him. He had said he would play Saturday for Rytiri Kladno, a second-tier team he owns. After practice Friday, he said he is waiting to see how discussions with NHL teams turn out before he plays with the Czech club.

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Fantasy: Contract situations to watch in 2017-18

Potential unrestricted, restricted free agents could perform well this season

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / Senior Fantasy Editor

A player's contract situation can be an important tiebreaker when choosing between two players in your fantasy hockey draft.

Last season, some of the biggest steals were pending restricted free agents: David Pastrnak (Boston Bruins), Leon Draisaitl (Edmonton Oilers), Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter (Minnesota Wild), Viktor Arvidsson (Nashville Predators) and Alexander Wennberg (Columbus Blue Jackets). 

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Zadorov signs two-year contract with Avalanche

Restricted free agent defenseman reportedly will earn $2.15 million per season @NHL

Defenseman Nikita Zadorov signed a two-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Friday.

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Foligno agrees to four-year, $11.5 million contract with Wild

Restricted free agent forward gets $2.875 million per season @NHL

Forward Marcus Foligno agreed to terms on a four-year, $11.5 million contract with the Minnesota Wild on Thursday. The contract has an average annual value of $2.875 million.

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Pastrnak signs six-year, $40 million contract with Bruins

Restricted free agent forward's deal worth $6.67 million annually

by Matt Kalman / Correspondent

BOSTON -- David Pastrnak signed a six-year, $40 million contract with the Boston Bruins on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $6.67 million.

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Jagr among best remaining free agents

Iginla, Gionta in group of veterans looking for work

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / Staff Writer

Training camps for all 31 NHL teams are underway with on-ice sessions scheduled to begin Friday. Though some rosters appear set, others have potential openings, which means a handful of players who became free agents on July 1 and are looking for work could get a call between now and when the regular season starts on Oct. 4.

Here are the best remaining unrestricted free agents, according to

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