FLYERS VICTIM OF JAGR BOMB?
I was told Jagr has already told Lemieux that he's going to sign with Pittsburgh and that the Penguins have a huge front page for their Web site ready to go live at Noon tomorrow with a big "welcome home" theme.
Why the delay then?
From what I was told Jagr's agent Petr Svoboda may have been trying to lure another team into offering Jagr a bit more money so he can put a PR spin like "I turned down more money to come back to Pittsburgh."
Is it possible the Flyers are that team?
Maybe. Maybe not. There is no evidence that the Flyers even made an offer, although they have discussed the possibility.
But if it's true, it wouldn't surprise... Jagr needs to make a splash after being gone for three years.
However, Jagr is aloof enough that maybe, just maybe, he's changed his mind.
Get some sleep tonight. Tomorrow is going to be cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.
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