Pittsburgh (KDKA)- It appears as though someone has offered Jaromir Jagr a contract but it wasn’t the Pittsburgh Penguins.
According to a report from the Czech Republic, SKA St. Petersburg has offered Jagr a one-year deal worth $4.5 million.READ MORE: Coroner Called To Shooting In Donora
No word yet from the Jagr camp as to whether he’s going to accept this offer.
Jagr has been surprised that hasn’t received any offers from his former team, Avangard Omsk.READ MORE: Pittsburgh City Council Preliminarily Passes Bill Banning Evictions During Pandemic
Following the 2011 World Championships, rumors spread that Jagr was interested in returning to the NHL.
The Penguins and Montreal Canadians were the two teams linked to Jagr.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Doctor Says Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Available In More Places
In the end, Jagr was likely using the NHL as a negotiating ploy to receive more money from Russian clubs.