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Jaromír Jágr

 
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(*1972)

 

This hockey player is considered one of the world's best players.

He twice won the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh (1991-92) and won Olympic gold in Nagano. He is also a five-time holder of the Art Ross Trophy for the most productive NHL player, three-time holder of the Lester B. Pearson Award, holder of the Hart Trophy and many other awards.

In 2005 Jagr helped the Czech national team win the at the World Ice Hockey Championship title when the tournament was host in Vienna. He played several games with a broken finger.

From 2005 - 2008 he played for the New York Rangers. In March 2006, his 1 400 points made him the most successful European to ever play in the NHL.
In July 2008 Jaromír Jágr  signed a two-year contract with the Russian Avantgard Omsk with a year-long option.

 

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