Jaromír Jágr (pronounced , born February 15, 1972 in Kladno, Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic) is a Czech professional ice hockey right winger, who plays for the Florida Panthers in the National Hockey League (NHL). Jágr formerly played in the National Hockey League with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Stars, Boston Bruins, and the New Jersey Devils. Jágr is currently in the top ten among players in NHL career goals, assists, and points, and is regarded as one of the game's all-time great players.
Jagr with the Flyers
February 15, 1972|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||233 lb (106 kg; 16 st 9 lb)|
New York Rangers
New Jersey Devils
Czech Republic and|
5th overall, 1990|
- Stanley Cup champion – 1991, 1992 (Pittsburgh)
- Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) – 1999
- Art Ross Trophy (Leading point scorer) – 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
- Lester B. Pearson Award (Players' MVP) – 1999, 2000, 2006
- Selected to 12 NHL All-Star games: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
- NHL First Team All-Star – 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006
- NHL Second Team All-Star – 1997
- NHL All-Rookie Team – 1991
- Medal of Merit in the second grade, awarded by the president of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus in 2010
- Flagbearer for the Czech Olympic Team at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.
- Olympic gold medal winner for the Czech Republic in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
- Olympic bronze medal for the Czech Republic in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin
- IIHF World Champion – 2005, 2010
- IIHF European Club Champion – 2005
- IOC “Sport, inspiring young people” Trophy – 2011
- Golden Stick Award – 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011. Awarded annually to the top ice hockey player in the Czech Republic (and previously in Czechoslovakia), Jágr surpassed five-time winner Dominik Hašek in 2005, going on to win his tenth in 2011.
- Czech Sportsman of the Year – 2005. Awarded by journalists in the Czech Republic.
- IIHF World Championship All-Star Team – 2004, 2005 and 2011
- IIHF World Championship directorate award winner (best forward) – 2011
- In 1998 he was ranked number 37 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players. This made him the highest-ranked player to have been trained outside Canada. Jágr, who was only 26 at the time, was additionally the second-youngest player on the list, older only than 25-year-old, No. 54-ranked Eric Lindros.
- Most regular season points by a right wing (1995–96) - 149
- Most regular season assists by a right wing (1995–96) - 87
- Most regular season points by a European-born player (1995–96) - 149
- Most regular season points by a player born outside of Canada (1995–96) - 149
- Most all-time regular season points by a player who started his career in Europe - 1599 (At the end of the 2007–08 season)
- Most all-time regular season goals by a player who started his career in Europe - 646 (At the end of the 2007–08 season)
- Most all-time regular season points by a European born player - 1599 (At the end of the 2007–08 season)
- Most all-time overtime goals - 19
- Most consecutive 30-goal seasons (1991–2007) - 15 (Shared with Mike Gartner, including the shortened 1994–95 NHL season, 48 games)
- Most consecutive 70-or-more point seasons (15) (including the shortened 1994–95 NHL season, 48 games)
New York Rangers recordsEdit
- Most regular season goals by a Rangers player (2005–06) - 54
- Most regular season points by a Rangers player (2005–06) - 123
- Most regular season power play goals by a Rangers player (2005–06) - 24
- Most regular season shots on goal by a Rangers player (2005–06) - 368
- Most regular season game-winning goals by a Rangers player (2005–06) - 9 (tied with Mark Messier 1996–97 and Don Murdoch 1980–81)
- Most regular season goals by a Rangers right wing (2005–06) - 54
- Most regular season assists by a Rangers right wing (2005–06) - 69
- Most regular season points by a Rangers right wing (2005–06) - 123
|1994–95||HC Kladno||Czech Rep.||11||8||14||22||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||HC Bolzano||Six Nations||5||8||8||16||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||New York Rangers||NHL||31||15||14||29||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||HC Kladno||Czech Rep.||17||11||17||28||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||New York Rangers||NHL||82||54||69||123||72||3||0||1||1||2|
|2006–07||New York Rangers||NHL||82||30||66||96||78||10||5||6||11||12|
|2007–08||New York Rangers||NHL||82||25||46||71||58||10||5||10||15||12|
|2012–13||Rytíři Kladno||Czech Rep.||34||24||33||57||28||-||-||-||-||-|
Jagr during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
|Men's ice hockey|
|World Junior Championship|
|1990 Finland||Ice hockey|
|1990 Bern||Ice hockey|
|2005 Vienna||Ice hockey|
|2010 Cologne||Ice hockey|
|2011 Bratislava||Ice hockey|
- "Europe's most productive hockey player". Czech.cz. August 19, 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-23.
- "Seznam vyznamenaných". Pražský hrad. Retrieved 2013-01-22.
- "Home". Ctvolympics.ca. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
- "Highlights of the week". Olympic.org. 2011-05-27. Retrieved 2011-09-04.
- The Top 100 NHL Players of All-Time, Hockey News, Steve Dryden (1998). McClelland & Stewart, ISBN 0-7710-4175-6