Panthers visit Toronto, writers score with stories on Jagr

TORONTO–The first place Florida Panthers (39-22-9-87) meet the last place Toronto Maple Leafs (24-34-22-59) Thursday day at Air Canada Centre.

Expanded Atlantic Division Standings

A day off in Canada brings out the best from hockey writers and Wednesday the subject was Jaromir Jagr, who, among other things,  leads the Panthers in scoring with 23-31-54. Jagr is tied with linemate Aleksander Barkov and Reilly Smith for the team lead in goals. Jagr has been the Panthers leading goal scorer most of the season. One of the trio will be the team’s goal scoring leader with the next goal produced by any of the three. Before we link you to some great articles, here’s your up-t0-date Jagrometer.

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Yahoo Sports preview of Florida v. Toronto

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/panthers-maple-leafs-preview-180028335–nhl.html?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

Jagr updates desire to play until 50, now it’s 60?

A hodgepodge of great things about Jagr starting at the top–with his hair

http://www2.tsn.ca/bardown/Story.aspx?The%2bCult%2bof%2bJagr…%2b5%2bfactors%2bthat%2bestablished%2ba%2blegend&id=575366

A JAGRometer.com favorite, top three effort of writer trying to capture essence of JAGR, includes KHL

http://sportsworld.nbcsports.com/jaromir-jagr-fun-nhl/

JAGR appreciates Montreal fans passion for hockey

If Florida wins they’ll finish the three-game road trip with a 2-1 record. The Panthers host Detroit Saturday at BB&T  Center. Tickets for that game and remaining Florida home games can be secured through panthers.nhl.com.
Our 70 game review of the Panthers and Jagr’s seasons can be accessed here…
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Our breakdown of Jagr’s 1856 points shows the teams he was skating for when they were recorded…

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Assorted Jagr-related links:

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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, but worth the wait. Jagr has been more active on Twitter this season.

The two best Jagr facebook pages are:

https://www.facebook.com/68Jagr/?fref=ts

 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.

@NHLHistoryGirl This hockey loving woman shares interesting informational tidbits about hockey and the NHL in general. How does she do it?

@MyRegularFace  She’s another gem. Watches lots of games and gets up GIFs faster than nhl.com or anyone else out there.

@KrRutherford Kristina Rutherford wrote a great article for Canada’s sportsnet magazine.

Nigel Buchanan, whose superhero treatment of Jagr in his art for sportsnet magazine is one of the many efforts he has on display at http://www.nigelbuchanan.com.

The article was shared by Sportsnet on Dec. 20, 2015.

http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/big-read-the-oral-history-of-jaromir-jagr/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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.

@68isgr8  is the twitter for 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 fans while honoring an all-time NHL legend.

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

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

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

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