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As a majority of the Devils’ roster gets a three week break from NHL action, four players are representing their countries over in Sochi at the 2014 Olympic Winter games.  Of the Devils’ four Olympic selections, Patrik Elias, Jaromir Jagr, and Marek Zidlicky are members of the Czech Republic team, and Damien Brunner is representing Switzerland for the second straight Olympics. Jaromir Jagr is competing in his 5th Winter Olympic Games for the Czech Republic. After two games each in the three game group play part of the tournament, both teams have records of 1-1.  The Czechs lost their opening game to Sweden 4-2 after being badly outplayed for the first half of the game.  They fell behind 4-0, before playing a much more complete game the rest of the way.  The chemistry between the Devils’ teammates was apparent on the Czech’s first goal of the tournament.  Elias executed a beautiful drop pass at the top of the right circle that Zidlicky was able to fire home top shelf past goaltender ...

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Jaromir Jagr scored a pretty goal during the Czech Republic’s matchup against Latvia in Sochi on Friday, settling a deflected point shot and sniping it top corner for his second tally in as many games. After the goal, the 41-year old legend received a rubdown from a trainer on the Czech bench. Being the great guy that he is, Jagr showed his appreciation by returning the favor with...

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Jaromir Jagr is Loving This Hand Job From the Czech Team's Trainer

When you are 41-years old and playing a game with a bunch of youngsters--and still kicking butt and taking names--you might get a little sore. You might feel the pain a little more than the next guy. You might even need a little help trying to relax a muscle or two. You definitely appreciate when someone rubs one out for you.From the look of it, Jaromir Jagr is certainly is.@PETEBLACKBURN...

Jaromir Jagr On Olympic Success: ‘I Don’t Get Old, Man’

Age is just a number for Jaromir Jagr. The soon-to-be 42-year-old winger (his birthday is on Saturday) is playing like a 25-year-old in the 2014 Winter Olympics, tying his personal best with two goals in his first two games for the Czech Republic. To questions of how he keeps up such high production in this, his fifth Olympic Games, Jagr had a simple answer. “I don’t get old...

Jagr leads Czechs past Latvia 4-2 in men's hockey

Jaromir Jagr scored his second goal of the Olympics, Jakub Voracek got the tiebreaker in the second period, and the Czech Republic survived an early scare for a 4-2 victory over Latvia on Friday in the Olympic hockey tournament. Marek Zidlicky had a goal and an assist, and Martin Erat also scored for the Czechs. Ondrej Pavelec made 18 saves in their first win of preliminary-round...

Jaromir Jagr leads Czech Republic to win, remains the best

Jaromir Jagr turns 42 years old on Saturday and is in his fifth Olympic Games representing the Czech Republic at a top level, which is pretty awesome. Even more awesome? Jagr being Jagr. The veteran led the Czechs to a 4-2 win over Latvia on Friday morning in a pretty tough game and he looked like the best player on the ice. As he is wont to do, he controlled the puck very well...

Johan Hedberg Given Chance With Albany Devils by   Steven Ellis

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Switzerland-Czech Republic Preview

Off to a hot start in Sochi, the ageless Jaromir Jagr just helped the Czech Republic take care of business against a weaker Group C opponent. He believes Saturday's matchup versus Switzerland will be a much better measuring stick. Jagr notched his second goal of the Olympics and Jakub Voracek put the Czech Republic (1-1) up for good in the second period in Friday's 4-2...

Happy birthday, Jaromir Jagr

It's rare to say that a player gets better with age, but that's most certainly true for one Jaromir Jagr: 42 years young today, happy birthday to Czech #68 Jaromir Jagr! Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images — IIHF (@IIHFHockey) February 15, 2014

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