'I didn't feel very well': Jagr admittedly rusty in Flames debut

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Jaromir Jagr is looking for his hockey legs.

The legendary winger made his season debut with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, skating just under 14 minutes in the team's 4-3 overtime win over the Los Angeles Kings.

"I didn't feel very well," Jagr said following the victory, per Lisa Dillman of NHL.com. "But, I expect that. I'm glad it's behind me, so hopefully next game I feel better ... After my legs come back, it's going to be a little bit different."

While the 45-year-old Jagr was held pointless on the night, he was still able to further cement his mark in history, as the appearance brought him one game closer to Gordie Howe's record 1,767 games played. Jagr currently sits fourth all-time with 1,712 contests under his belt.

Wednesday's affair was Jagr's first game since last April while with the Florida Panthers. He played in all 82 games with the Panthers last season, finishing with 46 points.

Jagr's next opportunity to record his first point as a member of the Flames comes Friday against the Ottawa Senators.