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Kevin’s Morning Hash: Jagr still playing at 49 and Sharks may be able to move Kane

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Former NHL star Jaromir Jagr plans to play in the Czech League this season at age 49

If  defenseman Zdeno Chara, 44, signs with a team, he will again be the NHL’s oldest player. But that doesn’t come close to matching Jaromir Jagr’s continued longevity.

Jagr is will turn 50 this season playing for Kladno in the Czech League. He is also the owner of the team. Can he still play? He posted 10 points in 16 playoff games last season. Jagr hasn’t played in the NHL since 2017-18.

But Jagr told the Sports Illustrated/Hockey News that  he feels pressure to keep playing to make sure his Kladno team says financial strong. Here’s why Jagr is still playing

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SJHockeyNow.com writer Sheng Peng says there might be more teams interested in Kane  than you would think.

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