45-year-old Jaromir Jagr found a new team in the NHL

Jaromir Jagr

Czech hockey player Jaromir Jagr has signed a one-year contract with the canadian club of the National hockey League (NHL) “calgary Flames”. The announcement posted on the team website.

About a possible Jagr signing of the contract with the “Flames” became known on August 23. Then it was reported that the club offered the player a contract for one year with a salary of $ 3.7 million. Last season Cech has played in the “Florida Panthers”. The striker took part in 82 games of the regular season, scored 46 points in the system “goal plus pass” (16 goals and 30 assists).

Jagr started his professional career in 1988 in the Czech Kladno in Czech Extraliga. Subsequently, the Czech appeared in several NHL clubs, Italian “Bolzano” and Omsk “Avangard”. In the “Pittsburgh penguins” has twice won the Stanley Cup (1991, 1992). Together with the national team he won Olympic gold in Nagano in 1998 and was twice world champion (2005, 2010). During the Olympics in 2018, he will be 46 years old.