Found October 02, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Jaromir Jagr has more than just a guaranteed place in the Hockey Hall of Fame. He is already ranked among the upper echelon of stars who’ve played the game alongside names like Wayne Gretzky Gordie Howe Mario Lemieux Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito. So why would Jagr 41 risk tarnishing his reputation at this late stage of his career by playing too long? And why would he do it on a Devils team few believe is capable of winning a Stanley Cup which would be his third? "I don’t care about reputation. I play because I love the game" Jagr said Tuesday. "I know people say ‘Finish on top.’ I don’t agree with that. I’m different. I never played the game because I wanted to be one of the greats. I play because I love this game. "Even though I’m not what I used to be I still love the game. I have the same love I had before. People get old. They still love their lives but they cannot do what they used to do. Are you going to kill yourself? That’s me. I’m going to fight to the...
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