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June 26, 2013 | 12:46pm ET
Jagr, Ference won't return to Bruins
TheFourthPeriod.com

Jaromir Jagr doesn't expect the Bruins to sign him to a new contract this summer, but he does plan on returning to the NHL next season.

Jagr, 41, was acquired by the Bruins from the Dallas Stars on April 2 in exchange for two prospects and a second-round draft pick.

The native of Kladno, Czech Republic, told reporters earlier today that he won't be back with the Bruins for the 2013-14 campaign.

"I don't think I will," he said. "Maybe if I scored 20 goals in playoffs."

Jagr reiterated that he plans on playing somewhere next season, and that he'll explore his options once the free agent market opens on July 5.

"I don't want to go back to Czech yet," he said.

Meanwhile, Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli confirmed he has already told defenseman Andrew Ference that he will not be re-signed.

Ference, 34, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent next month.

"We're sitting here knowing that we're not just losing a good player, but a good leader," Bruins head coach Claude Julien said of Ference. "He's always gone above and beyond."

Chiarelli also indicated that the team will not re-sign veteran forward Jay Pandolfo, while they would like to get impending UFA Nathan Horton locked up to a new deal.


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