Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 10/2/11
"If he's put in the right position he can still (be a force). … He's got a good shot. He'll play smart." That's Patrik Elias of the New Jersey Devils, chatting up 39-year-old Jaromir Jagr's game after the Philadelphia Flyers winger was a difference-maker in the preseason contest between the two teams. Sure, there's a little Czech Lovefest aspect to the endorsement, but the reviews are in for Jagr in the exhibition season: Dude's still got something significant left in the tank. From Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe: Headed into weekend play, Jaromir Jagr had four goals in three preseason games with the Flyers. Back in the NHL after a three-year KHL tour with Omsk Avangard, the 39-year-old winger keeps cautioning everyone not to expect too much. But he still flashes those sublime talents. And he is a horse at 6 feet 2 inches and nearly 250 pounds. If he stays healthy and doesn't tire out, the ex-Penguins superstar could still produce 30 goals and 60-80 points. If so, that w...
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