There's a lot more to the article of you hit the link. Should be interesting to see if a team offers him a contract.. I'm thinking he'll get an amateur try-out offer to see if he can earn a NHL roster spot.According to Czech newspaper Denik Sport, Detroit or Tampa Bay are among teams that might come into play.
Hasek travelled to the United States earlier this month to visit his son, Michal, at Michigan State University, but he reportedly also met with the managers of a few NHL clubs.
"We are working on [a new deal] but I don't know the answer yet," Hasek told Denik Sport.
Despite his most recent retirement, Hasek spent a busy year full of other sports: cycling, skiing, spinning, soccer and volleyball. His various activities drove him to cross Albania by bike, to ski on a glacier in the Alps with Czech Olympic downhill skiing medalist Sarka Zahrobska, and to compete with professional drivers while racing at the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Race in Barcelona.
"I wanted to do some sport at least five times a week. I wanted to stay in a good shape to be ready to step into the hockey training again," Hasek told NHL.com in March.
At the time, he said he had a plan when he returned to hockey training, but refused to discuss it. Now, it appears Hasek had his eye on the NHL all along.
"Of course, my agent Rich Winter knows about what I want. But I don't want to comment on that any further. Nothing changed in my plans. But right now, I don't have anything in front of me. So I'm waiting. I think in June the decision will be made," Hasek told Denik Sport. "I know where I would like to play, but I don't want to talk about it. I think it's better to keep it between the two sides involved. It wouldn't be appropriate to publish anything right now."
Hasek's trip to North America is not the only indication that the Dominator is aiming toward the NHL.
He turned down the offer from the Czech club KLH Chomutov and he admitted that Russia was not interesting for him anymore.
"I don't know about [the offers from the Russian clubs]. And, to be honest, I don't even care," he said. "I've had many offers from European clubs, but my answer was just: 'No, thank you.' That was not what I wanted."
Apparently, what he wants is the NHL.