Jaromir Jagr

Jaromír Jágr is a Czech ice hockey player. He has made the most goals, assists and points of all European players in the NHL.

Jaromír Jágr was born in Kladno in Czechoslovakia. His playing number is 68 in honor of the Czechoslovakia´s uprising in 1968.

NHL-career:

Pittsburgh Penguins: kaudet 1990-2001.

Washington Capitals: kaudet 2001-2004.

New York Rangers: kaudet 2004-2008.

In Pittsburgh Jaromír Jágr playied with such players as Mario Lemieux, Paul Coffey, Tom Barrasso, Ron Francis and Mark Recchi. Jaromír Jágr played in Pittsburgh mostly in the line with Ron Francis and Petr Nedved. The 1995-96 season was particularly impressive both for Jaromir Jágr and Mario Lemieux. Jaromír Jágr scored 62 goals and 87 assists in 82 games, totalt 149 points. Mario Lemieux scored 69 goals and 92 assists in 70 games, totalt 161 points.

Jaromír Jágr´s career stalled during his tenure in the Washington Capitals.

Jaromír Jágrs career got a new rise in the New York Rangers where he played in the same line with Martin Straka and Michael Nylander. In the 2005-06 season Jaromír Jágr scored 54 goals and 69 assists in 82 games, totalt 123 points.

During his NHL career Jaromír Jágr has played 1272 games and scored 646 goals and 953 assists, totalt 1599 points.

Jaromir Jágr´s career statistics you can find here.

Jaromír Jágr is currently playing with the Calgary Flames.

Best achievments:

Jaromír Jágr has won five times the Art Ross Trophy as the leading scorer in the NHL in 1994-1995, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000 and 2000-2001.

Jaromír Jágr won the Stanley Cup in 1991 and 1992 with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Jaromír Jágr won Olympic gold medal in Nagano in 1998, and the World Championship gold medal in 2005 and 2010.

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  • Jaromír Jágr ja Mario Lemieux
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Strengths as a player

Balance:

Thanks to his strong legs holds balance in head to head situations.

Playing vision:

Sees the entire playing field, and reads the game very well. Can control game´s flow. Thanks to his playing vision stays nearly always inside the game.

Passing:

Excellent passer. Able to pass in difficult situations, even with one hand. Passes are accurate.

Head to head play:

As a big, burly player is very strong in head to head situations.

Dribbles:

Very good and original in dribbles. Thanks to his size, ability to dribble and puck handling skills is very strong in 1-1-situations.

Jaromír Jágr makes a great break-away goal against New York Rangers:

Jaromír Jágr and Mario Lemieux make a wonderful goal against the New York Rangers:

Jaromír Jágr makes a wonderful goal against the Washington Capitals: