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Jagr facts and figures

Forward, 45, second all-time in NHL scoring with 1,921 points

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / Managing Editor

Jaromir Jagr was assigned by the Calgary Flames to Kladno of the Czech Republic on Monday. If this is the end of his time in the NHL, the 45-year-old forward, who signed a one-year contract on Oct. 4, has compiled one of the best resumes the League has seen.

Wayne Gretzky (2,857) is the lone NHL player who has more points than Jagr's 1,921. Jagr is also third behind Gordie Howe (1,767) and Mark Messier (1,756) in games played (1,733), and third in goals (766) behind Gretzky (894) and Howe (801).

Here are some facts and figures associated with Jagr:

0 -- For all of Jagr's scoring prowess, he never led the NHL in goals. He finished second in back-to-back seasons, scoring 32 in 1994-95 and 62 in 1995-96. He was also second in 2005-06 with 54, two behind San Jose Sharks forward Jonathan Cheechoo.

1 -- Jagr scored on one of the three penalty shots he took during his NHL career; all came with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He scored on his only attempt against New York Rangers goalie John Vanbiesbrouck in the Penguins' 3-2 win in Game 5 of the Patrick Division Final on May 11, 1992.

2 -- Jagr finished each of his first two NHL seasons by raising the Stanley Cup with the Penguins, who defeated the Minnesota North Stars in 1991 and the Chicago Blackhawks in 1992. He hasn't won the Cup since.

3 -- In three of the five seasons when Jagr led the NHL in scoring, he was also No. 1 in assists. He had 67 in 1997-98, 83 the following season and 69 in 2000-01. The most assists he had in a season was 87 in 1995-96, when he was third behind Penguins teammates Mario Lemieux and Ron Francis (each had 92).

Video: Jaromir Jagr second on NHL points list

7 -- From 1994-95 through 2005-06, Jagr was selected as a First-Team All-Star seven times, including four in a row from 1997-98 through 2000-01. He had one Second-Team selection (1996-97).
10 -- NHL trophies won by Jagr. They include the Hart Trophy (MVP) in 1998-99, the Art Ross Trophy (top scorer) five times, the Ted Lindsay Award (top player as voted by NHL Players' Association members) three times and the Bill Masterton Trophy (perseverance, sportsmanship, dedication to hockey) in 2015-16.

11 -- It's hard to remember, but Jagr killed penalties and scored 11 shorthanded goals. Three of those came in 1994-95; the past two were scored in 2002-03, his second season with the Washington Capitals. The others were scored while he was with the Penguins.

12 -- Jagr holds the NHL record for game-winning goals with 135, but he led the League once. That was in 1995-96, when 12 of his 62 goals were game-winners.

16 -- NHL hat tricks for Jagr, accomplished with four teams. He had 15 in the regular season and one in the playoffs. The first two came against the Boston Bruins; the past two against the Philadelphia Flyers. He was 42 when he scored three goals for the New Jersey Devils against the Flyers on Jan. 3, 2015, passing Howe to become the oldest player in League history to have a hat trick.


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34 -- Jagr was plus-12 or better for 10 consecutive seasons with the Penguins from 1991-92 through 2000-01. But his best single plus/minus season came in 2005-06, when he was plus-34 for the New York Rangers. He was also plus-26 in 2006-07; the two-season stretch he went plus-60 was the best of his NHL career.

68 -- The only number Jagr ever wore while playing for nine teams in the NHL. He was the first player in the League to wear it.
96 -- Of Jagr's 1,167 penalty minutes, his highest single-season total came in 1995-96, when he was fourth on the Penguins with 96 in 82 games.

Video: DET@CGY: Jagr scores his first goal with the Flames

149 -- Though Jagr won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's top scorer five times, his highest-scoring season was only good enough for second place. He had 149 points (62 goals, 87 assists) in 1995-96 but was 12 points behind Lemieux's 161.

155 - Jagr's scoring numbers would likely have been even higher if he'd played against the New York Islanders more often. Jagr faced the Islanders in 112 regular-season games, his most against any opponent, and had 155 points (61 goals, 94 assists), the highest against any team. The only teams to face Jagr 30 or more times and give up fewer than 30 points were the Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues (29 each in 34 games). The Blues limited Jagr to eight goals, the fewest by any team he faced more than 24 times.

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