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Jaromir Jagr brings Cup dreams to Bruins

Jaromir Jagr, a man of wealth and taste, needs little introduction. An aged and prolific star with 1,679 career points and some of the greatest gifts the NHL has ever seen, the 41-year-old winger will be in Boston Wednesday and we’ll begin to find out Thursday night, with the Devils in town, just what he will mean as the newest Bruin.

For starters, Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli isn’t sure if Jagr is here merely as a rental, a springtime Causeway dalliance, or if the one-time Penguins superstar still has enough game and desire for the Bruins to entice him to stick around for a year, two, maybe three.

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