Jagr (lower body) will play Monday after getting injured Saturday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. Jagr will lace up the skates for the 75th time in 75 games this season, notching 41 points in those 74 contests. With the bumps and bruises behind him, he'll likely stay in his position at the top of the depth chart and power play lines.
Jagr was forced out of Saturday's game against the Blackhawks due to a lower-body injury and he did not return. Jagr's teammate put up a boatload of goals, but he was blanked with a plus-1 rating and no shots in 10:05 of ice time. Consider him day-to-day for now. Perhaps he simply didn't return as a precaution due to the lopsided nature of the score.
Jagr dished out two helpers in a 4-3 loss to the visiting Hurricanes on Tuesday. That's four apples in the last three games for Double J, who is now up to 41 points on the season. It's a far cry from the 66 the 45-year-old put up a year ago, but some regression should always be expected for a player of his age -- even one with a track record like Jagr's (1,909 career points).
Jagr posted a pair of assists and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 4-3 shootout victory against the Rangers, passing Red Wings legend Gordie Howe for most points (269) after one's 40th birthday. Jagr has picked up the pace with two goals, four points and a plus-5 rating over his past five outings. His 39 points are obviously a far cry from when he posted 149 points in the 1995-96 season, but he has still been fairly productive. Jagr remains useful as a depth option in most fantasy pools of 12 or more teams.
Jagr scored a power-play goal to open the scoring in Tuesday's 3-2 victory against the Hurricanes. The ageless wonder snapped a personal four-game scoreless skid. Despite some droughts recently, the 45-year-old is up to 12 goals and 35 points. The veteran from the Czech Republic continues to claim he wants to play until he's 50 years old. Are you betting against him?
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