Rangers captain Jaromir Jagr was recognized by the NHL on Monday as the No. 2 Star for the final week of the 22007-08 regular season.
Jagr, the highest-scoring player in the NHL last week, was the lone non-goaltender to be honored by the league this week. He was joined by No. 1 star Carey Price of Montreal and No. 3 star Cristobal Huet of Washington.
Here is a closer look at Jagr's big week:NHL Second Star for Week Ending April 6:
|Jaromir Jagr |
Jagr led all scorers with seven points (five goals, two assists) in four games as the Rangers (42-27-13, 97 points) finished as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. Jagr notched one goal and one assist in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins Mar. 31. On Apr. 3, Jagr fired two goals, including the game-winner in a 3-0 win over the New York Islanders. In the return match with the Islanders Apr. 4, he recorded one goal and one assist in a 4-3 overtime loss and he closed the week by notching one goal in a 3-2 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils, Apr. 6. Playing in all 82 games, Jagr led the Rangers in scoring with 71 points (25-46--71) a total which moved him into ninth place on the all-time points list with 1,599.