It was his first goal in the last 10 games, but he has remained productive during that stretch with seven assists. Even at his age, Jagr continues to see healthy power-play minutes and is tied for the team lead with four man-advantage goals. However, he only has seven goals overall and is on pace for 15 scores this season, which would be his fewest ever.
The 44-year-old has now amassed 1,887 career points (755 goals, 1,132 assists) between eight different NHL clubs. Per TSN, his performance also marked the 535th multi-point effort of his brilliant career. It's an amazing testament not only to Jagr's talent level, but also his passion for the game and willingness to compete at an old age (by hockey standards).
Even at age 44, Jagr is still finding ways to get it done. The veteran has points in three straight -- two goals and an assist -- but he has just one multi-point outing this year. That wasn't the case in 2015-16, when the 1990 No. 5 pick dropped 27 tallies and 39 helpers in 79 games. He's well off that pace, but the winger is still fourth on the
Jagr delivered a three-point effort Saturday in Florida's 4-1 win over Ottawa.
Jagr has slowed this season -- he has just nine points (two goals, seven assists) in 18 games. But the Panthers are starting to warm up and maybe this win was all they needed to kickstart something sweet. At 44, Jagr is out to prove that he can still cut it with the young 'uns.
Jagr (undisclosed) is active for Thursday's home matchup with the Sharks, Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel reports.
Jagr left the past two games early due to cramps but he received treatment Tuesday and will be inserted into the lineup for a 14th consecutive game. After scoring 66 points over 79 games last season, the veteran right winger has notched just five over 13 contests during the current campaign. He'll have a difficult matchup against a Sharks' squad that ranks eighth in the NHL in goals allowed this season (32).