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Six Panthers crack Sports Illustrated list of best by jersey number

Six members of the Florida Panthers were listed among the greatest players in the NHL by jersey number, according to Allan Muir of Sports Illustrated. It goes without saying that Jaromir Jagr (No. 68) headlines this list of the Panthers' past-and-present stars. The 43-year-old ranks fifth all-time in the league in goals (722), sixth in assists (1,080), fourth in points (1,802) and...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Affairs of the Hart (Trophy)

End-of-season awards, regardless of sport, engender quite a bit of debate, from well-groomed TV analysts to grizzled couch-dwellers. Deciding which player is the best at something is difficult when there is no perfect, catch-all statistic. Sure, there are awards that represent a certain milestone—the batting title in baseball, the Golden Boot in soccer—but awards like Most Valuable...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL 30 For 30: Florida Panthers

Welcome to NHL 30 for 30, a series that will breakdown every NHL team this offseason. You can expect to see new posts all summer, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes coming in the offseason, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will be forced to make some tough decisions for the future. It’s going...
Via The Fantasy Fix
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr blown away after meeting LeBron James, calls him 'God'

Jaromir Jagr is a future Hall of Famer who has won two Stanley Cup championships and five scoring titles. He also has 12 All-Star selections under his belt and hold numerous NHL records. But even the 43-year-old legend lost his mind when he met LeBron James. Jagr posted a photo of the two sports icons together on his Facebook page with a caption in Czechoslovakian. The translation...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL garage sale: Pittsburgh Penguins eye $850M price tag

News has surfaced that the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins are for sale and could relish in an estimated $850 million — a minimum price floor was marked at $700 million, according to the Pittsburgh Business Journal. To current shareholders of the Penguins, Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle, that figure is in the Goldilocks zone for the organization, in which a deal will be finalized within...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights of the Flyers' 2015-16 schedule

  View image | gettyimages.com One day after announcing their home opener, the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday unveiled their full 82-game schedule. The franchise's 49th season begins Oct. 8, as they visit the defending Eastern Conference Champion Tampa Bay Lightning -- and watching the Bolts raise a banner for the occasion. They face Florida in their home opener on Monday...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek wins best Czech player, gets attacked by giant rabbit mascots (Video) (Puck Daddy)

Jaromir Jagr missed out on his 11th Golden Stick Award on Saturday, which is handed out to the best Czech hockey player in the world. Instead, it was an old teammate of his who took home the trophy for the first time in his career.  Jakub Voracek led the Philadelphia Flyers and all NHL Czech players in scoring with 81 points and was in the mix for the Art Ross Trophy for most...
Via Philly Sports Live
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

tPB Community Mock Draft 2015: Florida Panthers

TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina HurricansjaschiffNoah Hanifin New Jersey DevilskbennettMathew Barzal Philadelphia Flyers304YinzerLawson...
Via The Pensblog
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Lemieux explores possible sale of Pittsburgh Penguins

Some interesting developments out of Pittsburgh as the Penguins have announced the hiring of Morgan Stanley to explore a partial or full sale of the team by partners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle. They released a statement on their website: “We conduct periodic reviews of our business and, because we have received several inquiries about the franchise in recent years, we decided...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr once again retires from international competition

Jaromir Jagr is hanging up his skates from international competition. While Jagr’s career in the NHL is still rolling along, he has announced that he’s done competing with the Czech Republic following his side’s 3-0 loss to the United States during the bronze medal game at the World Hockey Championship. Jaromir Jagr just confirmed that this was his last game for the Czech...
Via Bloguin Best
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr once again retires from international competition

Jaromir Jagr is hanging up his skates from international competition. While Jagr’s career in the NHL is still rolling along, he has announced that he’s done competing with the Czech Republic following his side’s 3-0 loss to the United States during the bronze medal game at the World Hockey Championship. Jaromir Jagr just confirmed that this was his last game for the Czech...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

IIHF Gold Medal Game: Sidney vs. Geno (and Ovie)

What: The International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship Gold Medal Game between Team Canada and Team Russia When: NBC Sports Network, 2:45 EST/ 8:45 in Prague Sidney vs. Geno So it has come down to this. The gold medal game of the 2015 IIHF World Championships has come down to Team Canada vs. the defending champion Team Russia. After sweeping through their group, Team Canada...
Via The Pensblog
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ageless Hero Jagr Leads Czech Win

A packed house of passionate Czechs and Jaromir Jagr look-a-likes was enough to lift Team Czech Republic above the strong Finnish opposition in a 5-3 win, as the Czechs clinched a berth into the 2015 IIHF World Championship semi-finals. The Czech Republic third line gave them the lead midway through the 1st period, as Jan Kovar one timed a quick pass from the corner by Martin Erat...
Via The Hockey House
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Voracek, Jagr Lead Czech’s to Quarter-Final Berth, Germans Eliminated

Germany’s bid at a quarter-final spot was dashed in their sixth game, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Czech Republic on Sunday. It would be the Germans that would strike first blood. Seven minutes in, Daniel Pietta took a pass from in the neutral zone, using his speed to blow past the Czech defense before backhanding it over Ondrej Pavelec’s pad for the 1-0 goal. After 13 minutes...
Via The Hockey House
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Old Geezer Jagr Helps Czech’s Defeat Latvia 4-2

It doesn’t matter what age Jaromir Jagr is, if he has a chance to shine, he’ll take. So when the Florida Panthers forward scored the game winning goal against the Latvians on Saturday, who could be surprised? Jagr had a lot to do with the opening part of the game, but his tripping penalty at the 12 minute mark didn’t prove to be one of his finer moments. On the ensuing power...
Via The Hockey House
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

World Championships: Jagr, Voracek Highlight Czech Republic Effort at Home

Chuck Myers/MCT via Getty ImagesGoalies: You’ve probably seen this trio before. In fact, it’s the same three goaltenders that were brought along to Sochi back in 2014. Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec is among a three goalie scramble in the Czech crease, with all three all worthy of some playing time at this tournament. Well, if you were to look at recent numbers, Pavelec’s career...
Via The Hockey House
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Panthers Who Should Have You Excited About the Future

Jonathan Huberdeau View image | gettyimages.com Huberdeau was quiet for most of the season.  His play steadily improved all season long and he exploded in March and April.  Many wouldn’t know this because of how little buzz Huberdeau got for most of the season, but he had 54 points this year.  This is an excellent step for Huby, as the 21-year-old winger, who struggled...
Via TopSportsReport
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr coming out of international retirement for world championship

PRAGUE (AP) -- Star forward Jaromir Jagr is coming out of international retirement to play for the Czech Republic at the upcoming world championship in his native country. Czech Republic coach Vladimir Ruzicka announced on Friday that the 43-year-old Jagr will be on the team. Jagr retired from international ice hockey after last year's worlds in Minsk, Belarus. The Czech team lost...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jagr to play for Czech Republic at world championship

PRAGUE -- Star forward Jaromir Jagr is coming out of international retirement to play for the Czech Republic at the upcoming world championship in his native country. Czech Republic coach Vladimir Ruzicka announced on Friday that the 43-year-old Jagr will be on the team. Jagr retired from international ice hockey after last year's worlds in Minsk, Belarus. The Czech team lost 3-0...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jagr returns from retirement to play for Czechs at worlds

PRAGUE (AP) Star forward Jaromir Jagr is coming out of international retirement to play for the Czech Republic at the upcoming world championship in his native country. Czech Republic coach Vladimir Ruzicka announced on Friday that the 43-year-old Jagr will be on the team. Jagr retired from international ice hockey after last year's worlds in Minsk, Belarus. The Czech team lost...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

A Tribute To the Old Men of Fantasy Hockey

View image | gettyimages.com Not all hockey players are ageless wonders. Players like Gordie Howe and Jaromir Jagr who can seemingly play forever come along once every half decade or so. However, there are odd occasions where players who have been around forever seemingly manage to still be fantasy assets despite their old age. This […] The post A Tribute To the Old Men of Fantasy...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr re-signing gives Florida Panthers legitimate first line

News was released today that Jaromir Jagr has signed a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers for next season, news that should make ecstatic reading for Panther fans. Since Jagr came to Florida, he has registered 18 points in 20 games, all the while moving up the all-time records lists in practically every other game — games played, assists, points, […] The post Jaromir...
Via Along the Boards
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers sign Jaromir Jagr to one-year contract extension

On Feb. 26, the New Jersey Devils traded legendary forward Jaromir Jagr to the Florida Panthers. While at the time it seemed like this trade didn’t make much sense for either team, it is safe to say that the Panthers have benefited greatly from adding Jagr to their lineup. Earlier in the season, I wrote an article about the NJ Devils trading Jaromir Jagr to the Florida Panthers...
Via isportsweb.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers, Jagr agree to terms on 1st day of offseason

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Jaromir Jagr and the Florida Panthers have agreed to a one-year contract on the first day of the team's offseason. Jagr had six goals and 12 assists in 20 games with the Panthers after arriving in a trade with New Jersey on Feb. 26. General manager Dale Tallon said Sunday that Jagr will receive a base salary of about $3.5 million next season, with the possibility...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr agrees to new one-year deal with Panthers

  Jaromir Jagr is going nowhere.   The 43-year-old has agreed to a new one-year contract, the club announced Sunday afternoon. The decision was made after just 20 games, as the Panthers acquired Jagr from the New Jersey Devils prior to the NHL deadline. In those 20 games, Jagr scored six goals and added 12 assists, appearing to be rejuvenated by playing with the Panthers’...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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