Found June 15, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:

If you haven’t figured it out by now, Jaromir Jagr is the greatest. During the CBC’s pre-game player intros before Game 2, David Krejci stated that his favorite player growing up was Jagr, his 41-year old Bruins teammate. Jagr immediately followed up by concurring with Krejci, his Czech brethren. Gold. [Sporting News] The post Jaromir Jagr’s favorite player growing up was Jaromir Jagr appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

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