Posted: Monday October 3, 2011 2:26 PM

Can Jagr return to form in NHL comeback?

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jaromir Jagr had a personal soundtrack at the old Spectrum.

He was one of the more gifted players in the game and played for the hated Pittsburgh Penguins, a potent 1-2 punch that made it easy for Philadelphia fans to jeer him.

But that mulllet!

With his party-in-the-back locks flowing out of his helmet, it was even more fun to razz him. Flyers fans pursed their lips for derisive whistles and catcalls, and Aerosmith's "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)'' blasted through the arena.

Hairstyles and jerseys change.

Now, the dude looks like a Flyer, and Jagr lined up for the home team still seems as weird as seeing the hairs on the back of his neck.

Jagr left Russia's Kontinental Hockey League to make a return to the NHL, and he's not alone. Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov, a two-time All-Star and former winner of the Calder Trophy for top rookie, also found a desire to get back. After a stint in the KHL, he's now with the New York Islanders.

 
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