Flames to place Jaromir Jagr on waivers: reports

The Calgary Flames will reportedly waive forward Jaromir Jagr on Sunday.

Popular 45-year-old was signed to 1-year deal in October

Veteran forward Jaromir Jagr cleared waivers on Monday, one day after being waived by the Flames. The 45-year-old's NHL career could be over. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

The Calgary Flames will waive forward Jaromir Jagr on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Calgary signed the five-time NHL scoring champion to a one-year contract in October, but injuries have limited Jagr to just 22 games played this season.

Jagr was placed on injured reserve on Jan. 14 and hasn't played since Dec. 31. He was also placed on the injury list earlier this season after sustaining a lower-body injury against the Minnesota Wild. 

The 45-year-old Czech Republic native has tallied one goal and six assists in 22 games with the Flames this season and is second on the all-time points list with 1,921, trailing only Wayne Gretzky (2,857).

The Flames sit third in the Pacific Division as of Sunday with a record of 25-16-8 and are 6-0-4 in their last 10 games. 


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