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Jaromir Jagr wanted to play for the Red Wings for one reason: Pavel Datsyuk

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Posted at 2:20 PM, Nov 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-15 14:20:17-05

Jaromir Jagr continues to defy Father Time. The NHL great and future Hall of Famer is 45 years old and visited Detroit with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

He spent over 10 minutes talking with reporters at Little Caesars Arena, looking back at his one big wish after returning to the NHL from Russia in 2011. He wanted to play for the Red Wings. And there was one key reason why: he wanted to skate on the top line with Pavel Datsyuk.

Watch the video in the clip above.