Hockey

Jagr has made his choice


Jagr has made his choice, so what about Sakic and Sundin? In the frantic opening days of the free-agency period, Hamlet, the noted procrastinator, would have been tempted to tell Jaromir Jagr, Joe Sakic and Mats Sundin, with varying degrees of vehemence:

Guys, make up your minds, already!

The Rangers gave up on waiting for Jagr.
New York’s signings of Markus Naslund, Wade Redden and Michal Rozsival, plus the franchise’s other moves, meant the Czech superstar’s days with the Rangers were likely over. At that point, barring changes of heart, imaginative working under the cap and perhaps a Jagr willingness to take anything the Rangers could give him (which wasn’t going to be much), he was headed elsewhere.
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