Jaromir Jagr RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jaromir Jagr reaches decision on World Cup participation

    Sportsnet "Jaromir Jagr will not participate in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The Florida Panthers star and the highest-scoring Czech player in 2015-16 told Czech Republic general manager Martin Rucinsky over a telephone call on the weekend that he would not be participating in September’s best-on-best..." May 24

  • Panthers, Jagr agree to terms on 1-year contract

    The Score "Jaromir Jagr isn't going anywhere. The legendary forward has agreed to a one-year deal to remain with the Florida Panthers, the club announced Thursday. "Jaromir is a Hall of Fame player and had an excellent season playing alongside Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau, said general..." May 05

  • Jagr, Zuccarello, Dupuis named Masterton finalists

    NHL.com "Forward Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers, forward Mats Zuccarello of the New York Rangers and Pascal Dupuis, who played for the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this season before retiring, were nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the player who "best exemplifies..." May 01

  • Jagr wants to play next season, says Panthers must learn from crushing loss

    The Score "With 60 seconds left to play in Sunday's Game 6, the Florida Panthers were up 1-0, and it appeared there would be a Game 7 against the New York Islanders. Then John Tavares happened. The New York captain put his team on his back, tying the game with 53 seconds to go before winning it - and the..." April 25

  • Jaromir Jagr hasn’t scored in 34 straight playoff games

    Puck Drunk Love "Jaromir Jagr is one of the most prolific scorers in NHL history, ranking third all-time with 749 career goals. That’s an insane marker. The 44-year-old keeps coming back and continues to be an effective top-six winger, despite his age. Jagr continued his success in 2015-16, having a great year..." April 19

  • Jagr on playoff-bound Panthers: ‘There are so many doubters when it comes to our team’

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Florida Panthers clinched a playoff berth Sunday, and they didn’t even have to put their equipment on. It was Boston’s 6-4 loss to Chicago that gave Florida its first postseason spot since 2012. The Panthers haven’t won a playoff series since 1996 — two decades ago — when they went all the..." April 04

  • Jagr named Panthers' Masterton Trophy nominee

    Miami Herald "The Professional Hockey Writers’ Association annually awards the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy to a player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication” to the game of hockey. When it came time for the Florida chapter to nominate a player, there really was..." April 02

  • Jaromir Jagr worried rivals will hire rat-throwing fans for Florida penalties

    Yahoo! Sports "On Thursday night, the Florida Panthers celebrated the 20th anniversary of their Eastern Conference championship by handing 10,000 commemorative rubber rats to fans. While the hope was that fans would take those souvenir rodents home, they instead followed through with the team’s decades-long..." April 01

  • Jagr becomes 2nd in history to score 25 goals in 18 seasons

    The Score "Less than five minutes after Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck scored his team-leading 25th goal of the season, a man twice his age matched him on the power play. Jaromir Jagr, 44, reached the 25-goal mark for the first time since the 2007-08 season when he played with the New York..." March 27

  • Jagr won't talk contract until Panthers' season ends

    The Score "Good news for the universe: Jaromir Jagr isn't going anywhere. The 44-year-old confirmed he'll be back for another 82 in the NHL next season, according to the Miami Herald's George Richards, but he won't talk with the Florida Panthers until this season ends. And if Jagr gets his way, that'll be..." March 18

  • Jaromir Jagr has more career points than an entire NHL team's lineup combined

    USA Today "Jaromir Jagr is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only does the 44-year old constantly amaze us with his quick release and jaw-dropping goals, but using his accelerated age as a point of comparison against the rest of the NHL’s field regularly yields humorous results. Like when Jagr’s..." March 18

  • ‘Genetic freak’ Jaromir Jagr hopes to play until he’s 60

    Sportsnet "Buoyed by a season that defies his age, Jaromir Jagr is moving the goalposts. The 44-year-old Florida Panthers legend now says he hopes to continue playing hockey until he’s 60. “It may be after that, but I don’t know,” Jagr said Wednesday. “I’m not sure yet.” The only thing he’s certain..." March 17

  • Jaromir Jagr ties Gordie Howe for third all-time in points

    Pro Hockey Talk "In not very important Jaromir Jagr news, he’s giving up his habit of 1o(!) cups of coffee per day for Lent. (OK, maybe that’s good news for … Jagr’s heart and blood pressure?) In actually important Jagr news, by grabbing a secondary assist on Thursday, Jagr scored his 1,850th career point...." March 04

  • Jagr scores No. 742, passes Hull for third

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr scored twice Saturday to reach 742 NHL goals and pass Brett Hull for third place on the League's all-time list. Jagr scored at 4:53 of the second period and at 6:23 of the third against the Winnipeg Jets at BB&T Center." February 21

  • Jaromir Jagr joins select group with first goal at age 44

    Pro Hockey Talk "Tired of hearing about Jaromir Jagr making history or hitting milestones that are obscure or impressive (or both)? Well, you might want to sit the next months/couple years out, then. He keeps climbing the ranks. In Thursday’s case, it leaned a little toward the obscure, although it’s still..." February 19

  • Jagr becomes 10th player to appear in 1,600 NHL games

    The Score "Jaromir Jagr reached another milestone just by stepping on the ice. The Florida Panthers forward appeared in his 1,600th career NHL game Monday night against the Detroit Red Wings, becoming the 10th player in league history to accomplish the feat." February 08

  • Jaromir Jagr doesn't want Peyton Manning to retire

    CBS Sports "Now that Peyton Manning has won his second Super Bowl, all of the attention has turned to whether or not Sunday's win over the Carolina Panthers will be his final game in the NFL. Given the circumstances, it seems reasonable to think that Sunday's game is going to turn out to be the end of the..." February 08

  • Jaromir Jagr’s All-Star experience: ‘It was fun, no question about it’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Jaromir Jagr may have preferred to stay home heading into the 2016 All-Star Game, but it sure looked like he had a good time. Indeed, instead of seeing the active legend huffing and puffing through that high-speed brand of 3-on-3 hockey, the most common image was Jagr with a huge smile on his..." February 01

  • Subban channels Jagr to win breakaway challenge

    NHL.com "P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens -- with an assist to Jaromir Jagr -- won the Honda Breakaway Challenge at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday. The winner was decided by fans voting on Twitter. Subban got 31 percent of the vote; narrowly defeating Brent Burns, who wore a Chewbacca mask on his..." January 31

  • Jaromir Jagr is a treasure, and we're all lucky he's still playing in the NHL

    USA Today "Florida Panthers coach Gerard Gallant has long ago surrendered the idea that soon-to-be 44-year-old Jaromir Jagr needs extra rest to remain fully charged. “He told me early on that he knows his body,” Gallant said at NHL All-Star media day. “He said when he doesn’t want to practice, he doesn’t..." January 30

  • Mike Babcock wants Jaromir Jagr's autograph: 'He's that good'

    The Score "As the hockey world prepares to focus its attention on Nashville and the upcoming NHL All-Star festivities, Mike Babcock and his Toronto Maple Leafs get set to face the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. One player set to feature in both is Jaromir Jagr, who'll captain the Atlantic Division squad...." January 25

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    .@68Jagr said he will travel to Nashville for All Star weekend but says he wishes it wasn't so time consuming. Would rather be skating here.

  • Jaromir Jagr to reluctantly participate in NHL All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "If Jaromir Jagr had his way, he would skip the 2016 NHL All-Star Game. The Florida Panthers star was voted captain of the Atlantic Division, but has expressed his desire to get some rest and prepare for the stretch run rather than compete in another All-Star Game — this is the 13th time he has..." January 24

  • Jaromir Jagr still doesn’t want to go to the All-Star game

    Pro Hockey Talk "Jaromir Jagr still isn’t crazy about going to the All-Star game. In early December, Jagr pleaded with the fans not to vote him into game, but that didn’t work. He was still voted as one of four division captains (with John Scott, Patrick Kane and Alex Ovechkin). With the All-Star break less..." January 23

  • Jaromir Jagr Upset That He's Been Voted an All-Star, Doesn't Want to Die

    The Big Lead "The 2015-2016 NHL All-Star game takes place at the end of the month in Nashville. Jaromir Jagr will be there after being voted the captain of the Atlantic Division team in what I can only assume is yet another revamping of the NHL All-Star format. " January 04

  • Jaromir Jagr tweets he doesn't want to fight John Scott at All-Star Game

    The Score "Back in December, Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr asked fans on Twitter to not vote him into the 2016 All-Star Game, citing the fact that he's too old, and doesn't want to die playing 3-on-3 hockey. The fans didn't listen, as the 43-year-old future Hall of Famer was voted into the game as..." January 03

  • Jaromir Jagr takes stick to face, loses teeth

    ESPN "Aleksander Barkov scored the winning goal in a shootout -- but it was a suddenly toothless Jaromir Jagr who stole the headlines in the Florida Panthers' 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. The Panthers won their fifth straight game on a night when Jagr had an assist before..." December 23

  • Panthers' Jagr moves past Dionne on NHL goals list

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr scored his 732nd NHL goal Sunday to move past Marcel Dionne for fourth place on the League's all-time list. Jagr scored a power-play goal with 11.5 seconds remaining in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks at BB&T Center. He took a cross-ice pass..." December 21

  • Panthers' Jagr will return Thursday vs. Devils

    The Score "Jaromir Jagr will return to the Florida Panthers lineup Thursday after a one-game absence due to illness to face his former team, the New Jersey Devils, Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel reports. The 43-year-old was one of a number of Panthers who were dealing with flu symptoms in the past..." December 16

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    Brian Compton @BComptonNHL

    Jagr is out tonight. #FlaPanthers #Isles

  • Jagr scores 731st NHL goal, ties Dionne for fourth

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr scored his 731st NHL goal Thursday to tie Marcel Dionne for fourth place on the League's all-time list. Jagr scored 51 seconds into the first period of a 4-1 win against the Washington Capitals at BB&T Center. He has nine goals this season; he had gone..." December 11

  • Jagr tweets NHL All-Star Game 3-on-3 format would 'kill me'

    Yahoo! Sports "Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr does indicated he does not want fans to vote him into the 2016 NHL All-Star Game. Jagr posted a funny tweet saying he was too old to be voted into the game, which will be played in Nashville on Jan. 31. This year the NHL changed the format to 3-on-3 in..." December 02

  • Panthers forward Jagr will play against Red Wings

    NHL.com "Jagr will be in the lineup despite leaving a 3-2 shootout victory against the New York Islanders on Friday with 8:39 left in the third period and not returning. "I haven't talked to him [Saturday], but the trainers say he's going to be fine for [Sunday]," coach Gerard Gallant told the Panthers..." November 29

  • Panthers' Jagr expects to play against Ducks: report

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr told the Miami Herald on Monday that he intends to play Wednesday at the Anaheim Ducks. Jagr, 43, practiced Monday and said he felt well enough to return to the lineup after missing the previous two games because of a lower-body injury. Jagr last played..." November 03

  • Panthers optimistic Jaromir Jagr won't be out long

    Miami Herald "Like most of his teammates, Jaromir Jagr took Wednesday off from skating. After leaving Tuesday's 4-1 win over visiting Colorado in the first period with an apparent groin injury, that was expected. Now, the question becomes, when will Jagr return to the Panthers? Coach Gerard Gallant says it..." October 28

  • Panthers' Jaromir Jagr leaves game vs. Avs with lower body injury

    CBS Sports "Jaromir Jagr's performance for the Florida Panthers has been one of the most amazing stories of the young NHL season, if for no other reason than he's still averaging a point per game even though he's four years older than any other player in the league. The problem with still playing in the..." October 27

  • 43-year-old Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr: 'I know I can play to 50'

    CBS Sports "Jaromir Jagr already has two goals to start the 2015-16 season. He is 43 years old and may lack the explosiveness of his youth, but the game still seems to come pretty easily to him. And much like we asked annually of Teemu Selanne, we'll ask of Jagr, how long can he go? In a very fun interview..." October 13

  • Czech president Jaromir Jagr? Possible, Flyers' Jakub Voracek says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Whenever the ageless Jaromir Jagr finally decides to quit playing, he might be able to have a second career as a high-ranking politician back home in the Czech Republic ... the highest ranking of all. How popular is Jagr, now 43 and playing for the Florida Panthers, in his country? "I think..." October 11

  • Jaromir Jagr says he is letting his hair grow and bringing back his mullet

    CBS Sports "Jaromir Jagr is going back in time. In what might be the most hilarious -- and best -- story of the 2015-16 NHL season, the veteran forward told Panthers beat writer George Richards on Monday that he is letting his hair grow and bringing back the mullet that he wore for the first half of his..." October 05

  • Jaromir Jagr blackmailed with scandalous model selfie, doesn’t care: Report

    Yahoo! Sports "At this point in his life, 43-year-old Jaromir Jagr isn’t just marching to his own drummer, but basically his own drum corps. He’ll play as long as he wants. He play wherever he feels like it (i.e. places with a lack of personal income tax). He’s Jaromir Friggin’ Jagr, and you’re not. So maybe..." September 21

  • Can Jaromir Jagr help lift the young Panthers to the playoffs?

    CBS Sports "With just four playoff appearances in their 22 year existence -- and only one in the past 14 years -- Florida Panthers fans have known pretty much nothing but losing and disappointment. Even that most recent playoff appearance in 2011-12 came during a season where they won only 38 out of 82..." August 14

  • Jaromir Jagr moves into 4th place on NHL's all-time points list

    The Score "The legend grows in Florida. With a second-period assist on a goal scored by Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov, legendary forward Jaromir Jagr passed Ron Francis for fourth all-time in points with 1,799." April 10

  • Jaromir Jagr: Chances of re-signing with Panthers are 'pretty good'

    The Score "The oldest player in the NHL may play out the rest of his career in Florida. Jaromir Jagr appears to be leaning toward a return to the Panthers, as disclosed in a recent interview in his native country. Since joining the Panthers in late February, the 43-year-old has recorded five goals and..." April 07

  • Jaromir Jagr sees bright future for Panthers, could come back to team

    ESPN "Just so we get this out of the way right off the hop, Jaromir Jagr isn't limiting his decision on his playing future to next season. "I still think I have at least seven years left in my body, to be honest with you," the 43-year-old winger said Thursday after the Florida Panthers' morning skate..." March 27

  • Panthers have big plans for scoring maestro Jaromir Jagr

    Miami Herald "For the second consecutive day, the Panthers went about their business Friday without their newest teammate. Jaromir Jagr, acquired in a trade with New Jersey on Thursday afternoon, is expected to join the team Saturday before Florida plays host to Buffalo at BB&T Center at 3 p.m. Jagr, the..." March 01

  • Florida Panthers Acquire F Jaromir Jagr

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has acquired F Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Florida’s second-round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional third-round draft pick in 2016. Jagr, 43, ranks first among..." February 27

  • Devils' Jaromir Jagr on being traded: 'What's the reason to keep me?'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils have seven games remaining until the NHL's March 2 trade deadline and it is very likely that general manager Lou Lamoriello will try to deal several of his players. One of those players is Jaromir Jagr, who turned 43 on Sunday and suggested the Devils don't really need him any..." February 17

  • Jagr won't ask for trade, knows fate in Devils' hands

    CSN Washington "One of the lone bright spots for the New Jersey Devils this season has been the play of the ageless Jaromir Jagr. The former Cap will turn 43 on Sunday, but leads the team in points with 11 goals and 18 assists. But Father Time is always undefeated and the simple truth is that Jagr’s days of..." February 11

  • Devils' Jaromir Jagr on being traded: 'If it's good for the team, I'm gone'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It is exactly three weeks until the NHL's March 2 trade deadline and the Devils do not have a realistic chance at making the playoffs. Jaromir Jagr could be dealt to a contending team, giving him a chance at a third Stanley Cup and his first since 1992, but it seems unlikely that the right..." February 10

  • Devils' Jagr knows he could be on move

    North Jersey "Having recovered from a draining bout with the flu and also (surprise) a case of the mumps, right wing Jaromir Jagr expects to be back in the Devils’ lineup Wednesday night when they host Toronto in both teams’ initial game after the All-Star break. How much longer Jagr will remain a Devil is..." January 27