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 win over Latvia. Jagr has already matched or surpassed his goal total from each of his previous four trips to the games.
"He just has that skill," Latvia forward Zemgus Girgensons said. "No matter how old he is, he's just an amazing player and it's fun to play against him."
Jagr, a member of hockey's Triple Gold Club with titles from the Olympics, the world championships and the NHL, turns 42 on Saturday.
"I don't get old, man. I am alive. God help me," said Jagr, who leads the New Jersey Devils with 17 goals and 32 assists. "We always feel good. We are from the Czech Republic. We are always loose, man. We've got...