NHL notes: Agent says 3 teams 'very interested' in Jaromir Jagr

Published July 6, 2013 5:01 pm

NHL • League's active scoring leader may have to be patient.
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Jaromir Jagr's agent says three teams are "very interested" in his 41-year-old client.

Petr Svoboda, though, told The Associated Press on Saturday he expects it to take some time for the NHL's active scoring leader to sign a contract.

Jagr might have company waiting for a new job.

J.P. Barry, who represents two of the top free agents available, Daniel Cleary and Mason Raymond, says he thinks decision-makers are taking a breath after a frenzy of activity Friday.

Day 1 of the free agency flurry included Jarome Iginla signing a one-year deal worth as much as $6 million with Boston, which almost acquired him last season from Calgary.

Around the league

Canadiens • Montreal signed free agent forward Stefan Fournier to a three-year contract.

Sabres • Buffalo signed defenseman Alexander Sulzer to a one-year contract.

The 29-year-old German had three goals and one assist in 17 games with Buffalo before suffering a knee injury Feb. 23.

Oilers • Edmonton re-signed gritty forward Ryan Jones to a one-year contract.

The 29-year-old Jones has 52 goals, 42 assists and 141 penalty minutes in 282 regular-season games with Edmonton and the Nashville Predators.