Game 15: FLA 4-Calgary 3, Jagr goal (7), assist (5) GWG 130 extends NHL record

SUNRISE, FL–On a night the Florida Panthers paid tribute to veterans with special camo warm up jerseys, the NHL’s ultimate veteran, Jaromir Jagr, showed the way to victory with a goal and an assist in Florida’s 4-3 victory over visiting Calgary. Jagr’s  team leading seventh of the season was his 729th career goal and proved to be the game-winner, extending Jagr’s NHL record career total to 130.  The two points give Jagr 1814 for his career and he trails Gordie Howe (1850) for third all-time.

Also scoring for the Panthers were Vincent Trocheck, (6) Reilly Smith, (5) and Aaron Eckblad (2). Ekblad slammed home a Jagr cross-ice pass.

Video highlights of tonight’s game here, from NHL.com:

http://www.nhl.com/gamecenter/en/recap?id=2015020222&navid=sb:recap&intcmpid=sb-highlights

The win snapped an 0-3-2 skid by the Panthers to even their record at 6-6-3-15.  The win keeps Florida one point ahead of Buffalo in the division standings. The Sabres beat Tampa Bay 4-1 and visit the BB&T Center to play the Panthers Thursday evening. The Panthers close out the week Saturday night at Tampa Bay. Tickets for Florida’s upcoming games available at http://www.floridapanthers.com.

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Assorted Jagr-related links:

Florida Panthers 2015-16 Media Guide

http://panthers.nhl.com/v2/ext/Florida201516MediaGuide_web.pdf

Florida Panthers Team website: http://www.floridapanthers.com

Some Jagr-related  social media accounts:

@68Jagr  This is the real site,  the one and only official Jaromir Jagr twitter account. Postings are rare.

The two best Jagr facebook pages are:  https://www.facebook.com/68Jagr/   This is the page Jagr posts on, if he is going to post at all.

Another good facebook page is one produced by someone in the Czech Republic. It has more than 100,000 likes. This is not the official page, but it is very good.

https://www.facebook.com/JaromirJagrfan/?fref=nf

@FlaPanthers and @FLAPanthersPR  The official twitter accounts for news about the team.

@dougielarge  Doug Cifu, few owners in sports relate to the fans as much as this man who interacts with fans and media on twitter.

@goldieonice  — Steve Goldstein, TV play-by-play of the Panthers. Brings all those exciting highlights to life.

@DenisPotvinFox — NHL Hall  of  Famer Denis Potvin works along side Goldstein in the booth.

@HeyRedDeer color man Randy Moller who left the radio booth to help Goldstein and Potvin on TV.

@GeorgeRichards  Panthers beat writer for the Miami Herald.

@HFialkov Panthers beat writer for the Sun Sentinel

@AntwanStaley Includes Panthers coverage in his all sports all the time reports

@Cats0ntheprowl twitter for Cats On the Prowl, offering detailed reviews of Panthers  games and more.

@SunshineSkate twitter for The Sunshine Skate, another blog with special emphasis on advanced stats and charts that will make you dizzy.

@Zdenek_Janda  US-based Czech reporter who covers the NHL and reports on other news for the people of the Czech Republic.

@Jsmidcro    Jan Smid was a US-based Czech reporter who collaborated on “Jagr”, an autobiography in the late 90’s detailing Jagr’s early life and career in the NHL.

Quant Hockey: Career stats updated game by game by a hockey lover in Europe. Site enables you to find career leaders in any offensive category by clicking on the category you are researching.

http://www.quanthockey.com/nhl/records/nhl-players-all-time-points-leaders.html

@rytiriKladno The Kladno Hockey Club: Before coming to the NHL Jagr played for this team in the Czech league as a teenager. Now he owns the team. It’s in Czech  but some devices can translate to English.  Follow them at:

https://twitter.com/RytiriKladno

@HockeyCzech  National organization for hockey in the Czech Republic.

@TravelingJagrs The Traveling Jagrs, clad in different Jagr jerseys and hair styles from 68’s career, they gained league-wide recognition when they caught Jagr’s attention during a pre-game skate of a Dallas Stars game in Canada during the 2012-2013 season. Since then, they convene at games in Western Canada and make a road trip or two every year, playing street hockey with locals, posing for hundreds of pictures, and having a good time with local fans while honoring an all-time NHL legend. Follow them on twitter:

https://twitter.com/search?q=traveling%20jagrs&src=savs.

https://jagrometer.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/dsc_0335.jpg

Ray Haluska aka Kladno Jagr, curator of the Jagr-O-Meter

https://twitter.com/CruisingRay or email ROKINRAY@AOL.COM

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