Jaromir Jagr is Superman

Jagr became Superman in his latest TV spot for Sazka. He caught a thief who stole a handbag from an old lady. More precisely he shot him with a puck and a stick. There’s nothing to more to say, just watch the 20-second video.

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Jaromir Jagr discusses the playoff battle against the Pittsburgh Penguins

Below, is a translation of an article originally posted on iSport.cz by Jaromir Jagr. I’m glad that we’re leading 3-0 against the Pittsburght Penguins. But I’ve experienced many things in the playoffs so it’s over when it’s really over… So we have to gain the one point. And am I surprised with the number of goals? I have no illusions about the playoffs. I don’t care if I was wrong or not with my guess when it’s over. I take it as a fact. And I experience it without emotions. I try to avoid provoking. It’s not good to be too …


European Updates #6

After a short break I’m back  with the European Updates. Today it’s gonna be about the Czech Extraliga and its playoffs and also about one famous Czechoslovak player who spent three season with Philadelphia. Do you remember who eliminated Kladno in the Ceska Pojistovna Playoff? HC Kometa Brno. They also beat the regular season winner Sparta Prague and lastly they ran over HC Plzen 1929 led by Martin Straka along with Jaroslav Modry and Frantisek Kaberle or Jakub Kovar’s brother Jan (who plays defense, too). Modry was only a rental who played 12 games in the regular season and he …

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European Updates #5

Where do we start? The most important thing about European prospects is the playoff matchup between Bili Tygri Liberec and HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice where Petr Nedved and Jakub Kovar trying to beat each other. To be honest, Nedved has the edge now with Liberec leading 3-1 in the series. Kovar allowed 11 goals in 4 games (4, 4, 1, 2) but Ceske Budejovice were unable to score more than one goal in two games. It reminds me of the Flyers offensive woes with Roman Cechmanek in net against Ottawa in the 2002 playoffs. Kovar saved Budejovice many times in …

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European Updates #4

Nedved vs. Kovar As predicted, two former Flyers, Petr Nedved and Jakub Kovar will face each other when their respective teams start their series next week. It will be an interesting and highly-anticipated matchup. For those who wants to watch, follow me on Twitter for broadcasting links. Mike York Former Flyer Mike York, who suited up in the 2006-07 season, broke his leg during practice. He underwent surgery and will be out for the remainder of the season. York plays for Iserlohn in Germany. He recorded 33 points in 47 games, which places him fourth on the team in scoring. Jaromir …