The Jaromir Jagr Show
The Jaromir Jagr Show

Jagr's Bio And Facts

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Jaromir Jagr is really the III (luckily in Europe there’s no such thing as Jr. and Sr.)

· He started skating at 3
· His best friends are Martin Straka and John Cullen
· He was chosen in the 1990 draft BEHIND Owen Nolan,Petr Nedved,Keith Primeau and Mike Ricci
· First Czech player chosen in a draft without defecting
· He has a dog Lucie (and posed with her for a calendar)
· He’s got a Mercedes convertible (among others)
· Favorite music groups are Bon Jovi and Metallica
· His favorite non hockey athletes are John McEnroe ("When he got that look in his eye, he looked like he was gonna cry")
  and Jennifer Capriati ( "I cheer for her because she is young")
· Is interested in Czechoslovakian history
· His favorite books are science fiction ("that’s all I read") (haha,I know better Jags!)
· Favorite movies are Eddie Murphy movies like "Coming to America"
· Favorite shows are Married with Children and Saved by the Bell
· When he was 6 years old and was playing a tournament against older kids, the coach of the other team asked Jaromir’s father
  why he wasn’t enrolled in a hockey school (only for 3rd graders and up) and his father said "he’s only in the 1st grade". The
  coach walked away and shook his head and said "unbelievable" ( By the way, Jagr’s team won and he scored 2 goals)
· He bought his first car in ‘91("all my cars are black")
· Said he wouldn’t play in the World Cup if the Czech coaches wouldn’t let him wear no.68 ("They don’t let you wear any
  number over 30")
· Says he wouldn’t know what he would do if Petr wasn’t on the team ("You don’t know how happy I am to have someone here
  who I can talk to in my own language")
· Did a commercial for Sony Playstation NHL ‘97
· Is doing an ad campaign for Starter (print ads)
· Has an addiction to KitKats and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
· His father is the president of HC Poldi Kladno, Jaromir’s former hockey club
· His father also owns 2 hotels in the Czech Republic and he says he would want to do get involved with that after he retires
· He’s the comic relief of the team. Some of the things he’s done:
· 1. Put on a wig and pretended to be one of the guys’ girlfriends
· 2. Put a toilet seat on his head and said he was Joey Mullen
· 3. Wore a viking helmet, towel and boxing gloves and acted like Mike Tyson
· 4. In honor of Petr Nedved’s new facial hair, he put some black hockey tape on his face for a goatee and sideburns and went
  on the ice for a faceoff during practice, as soon as his teammates saw him they cracked up one by one
· He likes to travel, especially going back to the Czech Republic
· He thinks people there respect his privacy more
· Jagr is the terror of Interstate 279 in Pittsburgh
· When Darius Kaspararaitis came to the Pens he said, "I hear there’s someone here who is a worse driver than me"
· He scored the most points ever by a right winger with 149 points
· Also the highest scoring European in a single season
· He holds the record for most assists by a rookie in the Stanley Cup Finals
· Also a record for youngest to score a hat trick (he was 18)
· Scored his first penalty shot on John Vanbiesbrouck his rookie year
· Says "every student needs a teacher and Mario was my teacher"

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


Milestones Achieved: 500th game (3/31/97 vs Florida)...400th game (1/8/96 vs Vancouver)...600th point (1/4/97 at Tampa Bay)...500th point (2/24/96 at Montreal)...200th goal (2/7/96 at New Jersey)...300th assist (3/5/96 vs Winnipeg).
Milestones Within Reach: (Current Total): 300 goals (266)...400th assist (367)...700 points (633).
Career Hat Tricks: 4
First NHL Game: October 5, 1990 - in a 7-4 win at Washington.
First NHL Goal/Point: October 7, 1990 - in a 7-4 win vs New Jersey vs Chris Terreri.
Most Goals, Game: 3 - four times - last - Nov. 30, 1996 in a 6-2 win vs Boston.
Most Assists, Game: 5 - Nov. 16, 1993 in an 11-5 win vs Philadelphia.
Most Points, Game: 6 - Nov. 16, 1993 in an 11-5 win vs Philadelphia (1g,5a).
Most Penalty Minutes, Game: 17 - Mar. 28, 1995 in a 6-3 win vs NY Islanders.


1996-1997


Finished sixth in NHL scoring with 95 points, playing in 63 games...
Tied for sixth in the league with 47 goals...
Ranked second in shooting percentage at 20.1%(47 goals on 234 shots)...
Ranked second on the team in points, goals and plus/minus (plus 22) and ranked third in assists...
Recorded 51 points (24+27) at home and 44 points (23+21) on the road, ranked second on the team in both categories...
Had 26 multi-point games, including 10 multi-goal games, second on the team...Notched a season-high five points (2+3) Dec. 23 at Toronto...
Also had three four-point games: Nov. 2 vs Ottawa (3+1), Nov. 30 vs Boston (3+1) and Dec. 19 at St. Louis (0+4)...
Had a nine-game goal streak, longest in the league, from Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, recording 24 points (15+9)...
Had a nine-game point streak from Oct. 17 to Nov. 8, recording 14 points (11+3)...
Also had two five-game point streaks and three four-game point streaks...
Recorded a point in 50 of his 63 games...
Was held scoreless in back-to-back games only twice (Oct. 5-8 and Apr. 8-10)...
Recorded his 600th career point with an assist Jan. 4 vs Tampa Bay...
Named NHL Player of the Month for November, recording 23 points (16+7) in 13 games...
Named to NHL Second All-Star Team at right wing...
Missed 19 games due to injury or illness (groin 18, flu).

PLAYOFFS:

Led the Penguins in playoff scoring with eight points (4+4) in five games...
Had a point in four of the five games, going scoreless in Game Four April 23...
Scored two goals in Game Three vs Philadelphia April 21...
Recorded three assists in Game Five April 26...
Leads the Penguins in career Playoff games (98), ranks second in goals (46), fifth in assists (52), third in power play goals (13) and tied for first in game-winning goals (9).


1995-96


...Was named to the NHL's First All-Star Team for the second straight season
...Ranked second in the league in points with 149 and goals with 62
...Trailed only Mario Lemieux and Ron Francis in assists with 87
...Set the NHL record for points and assists in a season by a right wing, breaking Mike Bossy's records of 147 points and
   83 assists set in 1981-82
...Set the record for most points by a European-born player, breaking the mark of 139 set by Peter Stastny set in 1981-82
...Only five players have ever recorded more than 149 points in season (Wayne Gretzky, Lemieux, Phil Esposito, Steve
   Yzerman  and Bernie Nicholls)
...Led the NHL with a club record 12 game-winning goals
...Also led the NHL with a club-record 403 shots on goal
...Led the team with 95 (41+54) , while finishing third with 51 (20+31) power play points
...Led the team with 66 points (30+36) on the road and ranked second with 83 points (32+51) at home
...Recorded a point in 70 of his 82 games and never went for more than two consecutive games without recording a point
...Was on the ice for 90 of the team's 109 power play goals (82.5%)
...Ranked second on the team with a plus 31 rating and was a plus or even player in 61 of his 82 games
...Had a career-high 12-game scoring streak (Nov. 17-Dec. 9), recording 26 points (10+16)
...Recorded 45 multiple point games, including 15 two-goal games
...Became the first CZECH player to ever score 50-or-more goals in a season
...Became only the seventh player in team history to score 50 goals in a season, scoring his 50th on Feb. 23 vs Hartford
...Recorded his first 100 point season, recording his 100th point on Feb. 6 vs Boston, the 10th player in club history to go
   reach the century mark.

PLAYOFFS:

...Ranked second on the team and third in the league in scoring with 23 points
...Was tied for the team lead and tied for second in the NHL with 11 playoff goals
...Had an 11-game scoring streak, from April 17 to May 11, recording 18 points (10+8)
...Scored his first career playoff hat trick in Game Five vs the Rangers on May 11
...Ranked second on the with a plus 7 rating.


NHL CAREER


1990-91:


...Was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team, finishing third among rookies in goals (27), fifth in assists (30) and fourth in points (57)
...Recorded his first NHL hat trick on February 2 vs Boston, becoming the youngest player in club history to record three goals
   in a game
...Recorded 37 of his 57 points in the second half of the season
...Led all rookies with 13 points and 10 assists in playoffs
...Set an NHL playoff record for the most assists by a rookie in the Stanley Cup Finals, recording five vs Minnesota.


1991-92:


...Ranked fourth on the team in goals, scoring 32 and was fifth in points with 69
...Recorded 22 multiple point games, including six multiple goal games
...The Penguins were 17-7-2 in games that he scored a goal
...Recorded 15 of his 32 goals vs Patrick Division teams and 17 of his 32 goals in the third period of games
...Received a 10-game suspension from the NHL on January 27 for physical abuse of an official on January 26 at Washington
...Finished with a +12 rating, which was tied for the fourth best on the team
...In the playoffs, finished fourth in league playoff scoring with 24 points and fourth in goals with 11
...Had a nine-game scoring streak from May 7-26, recording 15 points (7+8)
...Scored on the first-ever Penguins penalty shot in the playoffs on May 11 vs John Vanbiesbrouck of the NY Rangers
...Scored in overtime in Game One on May 17 vs Boston in the Wales Conference Finals
...Only the third player in NHL playoff history to score in overtime and on a penalty shot in the same year and only the
   fifth player in league playoff history to score in overtime and on a penalty shot in his career
...Ranked second in the NHL with four game-winning goals in the playoffs
...Had a point in 16 of the 21 playoff games.


1992-93:


...Set a single-season career-high in goals with 34
...Ranked fourth on the team in goals and fifth in assists (60) and points (94)
...Finished fourth on the team and second among forwards with a plus 30
...Ranked second on the team with nine game-winning goals
...Recorded a point in 52 of the 81 games he played, not going for more than four consecutive games without recording a point
...Scored two overtime goals (Dec. 17 at Philadelphia and Mar. 11 vs the Kings)
...Recorded his first career short-handed goal on November 21 vs the Devils
...Recorded 32 multiple point games
...Was stopped by Don Beaupre on a penalty shot on January 26 vs the Capitals
...Set a club record for the most shots on goal by a player in a period, with seven in the third period on November 7 at Toronto
...Ranked third on the team with 242 shots on goal
...Suffered a separated shoulder on February 23 vs the Devils and missed the next three games
...Played in all 12 playoff games, recording nine points (5+4).


1993-94:

 


...Recorded a single-season career-high 99 points to lead the Penguins in scoring
...Finished ninth in league scoring
...Finished tied for seventh in the NHL in assists, with a career-high 67
...Was the first non-Canadian to ever lead the Penguins in scoring
...Led the team with a single-season career-high 298 shots on goal, including a career-high 12 shots on November 27 vs Ottawa
...Ranked second in the NHL in even-strength points (70) and assists (47)
...Finished the season on a career-high nine game scoring streak, recording 14 points (3+11)
...Did not go for more than three consecutive games without recording a point
...Ranked fifth on the team with a plus 15
...Recorded 29 multiple point games
...Recorded a career-high five assists and six points on November 16 vs Philadelphia
...Was voted to start for the Eastern Conference Team for the 1994 NHL All-Star Game in New York
...Was unable to play, after suffering a groin injury in the skills competition prior to the all-star game
...Missed four games with the injury
...Finished second on the team in the playoffs in points (6) and assists (4).


1994-95:


...Became the second player in team history to win the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer (Mario Lemieux)
...Recorded 70 points (32+38) in 48 games during the season
...Was the first-ever European-trained player to win the scoring title
...Became the first non-center and right wing to win the scoring title since Guy Lafleur in 1977-78 and was only the third
   non-center to win the scoring title since expansion in 1967 (Lafleur and Bobby Orr)
...Was runnerup to Philadelphia's Eric Lindros in the Hart Trophy voting, as the league's Most Valuable Player
...Named to the NHL First All-Star Team at right wing
...Is the first right wing in Penguins history to be named to the end of season All-Star Team
...Finished second in the NHL in goals with 32 and tied for seventh in assists with 38
...Led the team in power play goals (8), game-winning goals (7), short-handed goals (3) and shots (192)
...Finished tied for second in the league in game-winning goals, fourth in shots and tied for third in short-handed goals
...Recorded 23 multiple point games, including one hat trick, on February 14 vs Boston...Had a point on 15 (7+8) of the
   team's 29 game-winning goals
...Ranked second on the team and fifth in the league with a plus 23
...Led the team with 22 points (8+14) on the power play
...Scored 17 of his 32 goals on the road
...Was on the ice for 30 of the team's 42 power play goals (71.4%) and for 89 of the team's 181 total goals (49.2%)
...Led the team in the playoffs with 10 goals, while finishing tied for second in points with 15
...Ranked second among all playoff scorers with 10 goals
...Led the team and was tied for fifth in the league with 55 shots during the playoffs.


CZECHOSLOVAKIA CAREER

1989-90:

 ...Led his team, Kladno, in scoring with 60 points in 51 games
 ...Also led Kladno in goals (30), while finishing second in assists (30).


INTERNATIONAL CAREER

...Played for the Czechoslovakian Team at the 1990 World Junior Tournament, held in Helsinki, Finland
...Finished second in tournament scoring with 18 points (5+13) and was selected to the tournament all-star team
...Played for the Czechoslovakian Team at the 1990 World Championships in Switzerland and the 1994 World
   Championships in Italy
...Was a member of the Czechoslovakian 1991 Canada Cup Team.


PERSONAL

...Spent most of the off-season in his hometown of Kladno, Czechoslovakia
...Was the first Czechoslovakian player to attend an NHL draft without having to defect
...Enjoys listening to music and playing tennis
...Likes to travel
...Is interested in Czechoslovakian history
...His mother has lived with him in Pittsburgh the past three seasons
...Has one older sister (Jitka).


CAREER NOTES

* Became the first Czechoslovakia-trained player to ever lead the NHL in scoring, as he won the Art Ross Trophy last season.
* Was the first non-center and right wing to win the scoring title since Guy Lafleur won the title in the 1977-78 season.
* Was the youngest player (23 years, two months and 18 days) to win the Art Ross Trophy since Mario Lemieux
  (22 years, five  months and 29 days) in 1987-88.
* Only eight players have led the NHL in scoring at a younger age (Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull,
  Mario Lemieux, Harvey Jackson, Bobby Orr, Milt Schmidt and Bryan Trottier).
* His point per game average has increased each season; 1990-91 (.712), 1991-92 (.986), 1992-93 (1.16), 1993-94 (1.24),
  1994-95 (1.46) and 1995-96 (1.82).
* Holds the NHL playoff record for the most assists (five) by a rookie during a Stanley Cup Finals Series (1991).
* Ranks fifth in club history in goals (219), sixth in assists (319), fourth in points (538), tied for second in game-winning
   goals (42) and second in overtime goals (4).

Mario Jr. Statistics

Jaromir Jagr
Right Wing
68    Jaromir Jagr
Height: 6-2
Weight: 228
Shoots: Left
Born: February 15, 1972;
Kladno, Czechoslovakia
(Now Czech Republic)
NHL Club: Pittsburgh Penguins
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Season Team GP G A TP PIM +/- PP SH GW GT Shots Pct
1990-1991 Pittsburgh 80 27 30 57 42 -4 7 0 4 0 136 19.85
1991-1992 Pittsburgh 70 32 37 69 34 12 4 0 4 0 194 16.49
1992-1993 Pittsburgh 81 34 60 94 61 30 10 1 9 0 242 14.05
1993-1994 Pittsburgh 80 32 67 99 61 15 9 0 6 2 298 10.74
1994-1995 Pittsburgh 48 32 38 70 37 23 8 3 7 0 192 16.67
1995-1996 Pittsburgh 82 62 87 149 96 31 20 1 12 1 403 15.38
1996-1997 Pittsburgh 63 47 48 95 40 22 11 2 6 1 234 20.09
1997-1998 Pittsburgh 77 35 67 102 64 17 7 0 8 2 262 13.36
1998-1999 Pittsburgh 81 44 83 127 66 17 10 1 7 2 343 12.83
NHL Tot 662 345 517 862 501 163 86 8 63 8 2304 14.97

Playoffs Team GP G A TP PIM +/- PP SH GW GT Shots Pct
1990-1991 Pittsburgh 24 3 10 13 6 2 1 0 1 0 57 5.26
1991-1992 Pittsburgh 21 11 13 24 6 4 2 0 4 0 59 18.64
1992-1993 Pittsburgh 12 5 4 9 23 3 1 0 1 0 47 10.64
1993-1994 Pittsburgh 6 2 4 6 16 -3 0 0 1 0 16 12.50
1994-1995 Pittsburgh 12 10 5 15 6 3 2 1 1 0 55 18.18
1995-1996 Pittsburgh 18 11 12 23 18 7 5 1 1 0 74 14.86
1996-1997 Pittsburgh 5 4 4 8 4 -4 2 0 0 0 18 22.22
1997-1998 Pittsburgh 6 4 5 9 2 5 1 0 0 0 23 17.39
1998-1999 Pittsburgh 9 5 7 12 16 1 1 0 1 0 32 15.63
NHL Tot 113 55 64 119 97 18 15 2 10 0 381 14.44

 

 








 

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