@68Jagr gets treatment, plays Saturday for Kladno but will not play in Olympics

KLADNO–Jaromir Jagr took to the dais today at a press conference, recalling his knee problems started in a game with the Philadelphia Flyers and never improved. Transcript of that session, and reports on The Legend confirming  he will not play for the Czech Republic plus many more links and tidbits are compiled for your convenience in today’s edition of jagrometer.com. Also, the game will be televised in the Czech Republic and relocated to a larger arena if Jagr plays, though he may be limited to a shift or two. If a link to watching the game in North America can be located, it will be posted here and on twitter.

 

Reuters reports no Olympics for Jaromir Jagr in 2018.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-2018-iceh-jagr/ice-hockey-jagr-rules-out-olympic-return-due-to-fitness-problems-idUSKBN1FL50I

Transcript of news conference as Jagr addresses nearly six dozen reporters in Kladno. (Translate from Czech if necessary) .

https://hokej.idnes.cz/jaromir-jagr-trenink-s-kladnem-tiskova-konference-rozhovor-nhl-calgary-navrat-zraneni-berlin-ifs-/hok_1liga.aspx?c=A180201_093201_hok_1liga_elv&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=sharecd&utm_campaign=desktop

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Kladno coach Pavel Patera disccuses return of Jagr to the Knight’s roster

https://hokej.idnes.cz/jaromir-jagr-navrat-otazky-kladno-drz-/hok_1liga.aspx?c=A180130_215606_hok_1liga_ten

This article highlights highlights from Jagr’s previous four tenures with Kladno

https://hokej.idnes.cz/jaromir-jagr-kladno-historie-dia-/hok_1liga.aspx?c=A170928_215007_hok_1liga_ten

A Canadian writer talked about the excitement brought to Calgary even with tempered expectations.

https://hokej.idnes.cz/sport-hokej-calgary-flames-jaromir-jagr-nhl-reakce-ryan-pike-pqy-/nhl.aspx?c=A180131_155031_nhl_mh2

Hockey Hall of Fame writer Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette calls for retirement of Jagr’s #68 by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2018/02/01/jaromir-jagr-penguins-jersey-retirement-calgary-flames-nhl-kladno-czech-republic/stories/201802010028?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#link_time=1517491771

A nice collection of Jagr memories in this article from Europe.  jagrometer.com rates this as one of the best to come to our attention this week.

https://www.svenskafans.com/nhl/en-hyllning-till-jaromir-jagr–582679.aspx

The latest Jagr-O-Meter. A new Kladno version will debut later this week.

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A message for our Czech readers.

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In recent years Czech fans, either visiting from Europe or USA-based, have been seen wearing the #68 Czech national team jersey, wearing wigs like the Travelling Jagrs and waving the Czech flag.  Most arenas will allow the flag if you wear it as a cape. Please visit the USA or Canada this year and feel free to write to me for advice on planning your trip. Air BnB is popular for those trying to get the most of their travel budget. Most NHL cities have other interesting things to visit to supplement your vacation to the USA and Canada with enriching experiences.

Assorted Jagr-related links:

Thanks for visiting JAGRometer.com, home of the Jagr-O-Meter, tracking Jaromir Jagr since he returned to the NHL from Russia. Subscribe free and get the latest edition as soon as it is released.  Please share with your friends.

The NHL has several outlets to distribute news on the game and maintains player profile pages which include video highlights.

nhl.com and @nhl on twitter are two great options. Sign up for your favorite teams and get regular reports with them.

nhl.tv is the official page for the subcription service offered by the nhl. Never miss a Jagr game!

Canadian hockey outlets include

@sportsnet

@tsn

American hockey outlets include

@thehockeynews

@puckdaddy

@NBCSports

@theAthletic

 

Calgary Flames Website: 

Some Jagr-related  social media accounts:

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

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. With 700,000+ followers, he doesn’t monitor the page that closely or answer messages, so don’t be offended.

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

@NHLFlames is the official twitter of the Calgary Flames.

@EricFrancis writes for the @Calgaryherald.

@DidJagrPlay–Fan updates this post which monitors Jagr’s games played as he chases Gordie Howe’s all time games played record.

The following Flames Bloggers should have some Jagr content this season:

@FlamesView

@FlamesBlog

@NateDawgFTF

@FlamesLifeBlog

@GrimeBlogFlames

@BlogTheFlames

 

@Zdenek_Janda   Czech reporter who covers the NHL and reports on other news for the people of the Czech Republic, sometimes from the USA.

 

@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. Smid now covers international affairs but has remained friends with Jagr through the years. A good follow for his international news. The book is till available on Amazon and ebay, tells the early story of Jagr’s life and career through 1996. Comes with a nice replica autograph inside so don’t be fooled by claims that the book is hand-signed by Jagr unless there’s a second, smaller signature somewhere.

@NHLHistoryGirl This hockey lover shares interesting informational tidbits about hockey and the NHL in general from scholarly research on hockey. She gets an A+ and First Star from us. 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.

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.

@hokej.cz is another Czech hockey site

@deniksport  very interested in Jagr and have several reporters who file stories on the Legend.

@radioprague

@CzechTV

Tomas Pokorny is a Czech hockey reporter and worth a twitter follow: @topicek

TRAVELLING JAGRS links

@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. This is the official site for the group but is the personal twitter for Dallas Stars Jagr, aka Trevor Freeman

Speaking of pictures or any other inquiries–write to the Travelling Jagrs directly at thetravellingjagrs@gmail.com.

The group also has a website: http://www.travellingjagrs.com. Follow them on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/695821573799933/

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

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Stay with Jagrometer.com as THE LEGEND CONTINUES

 

 

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