Jaromir Jagr

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Jagr Happy, Rich in Siberia

Former NHL star finds 'real freedom' playing (for big money) in outpost of Omsk

(Newser) - Jaromir Jagr is far from New York, playing hockey in Siberia, yet he tells the Atlantic he’s happy in the outpost of Omsk. Indeed, his $11 million salary helps cushion the blow of not being re-signed by the Rangers. And "in Russia, you have the real freedom, which... More »

Jagr, Lundqvist Halt March of the Penguins

Rangers' 3-0 win ends Pittsburgh's 7-game postseason streak

(Newser) - Jaromir Jagr was flat on his stomach after scoring and cheers echoed through Madison Square Garden in what might have been his last home game with the New York Rangers. New York staved off elimination, in what it hopes was the start of a monumental comeback, by beating the Pittsburgh... More »

After Quick Start, Rangers Move On

Devils had no answer for Blueshirts all season, go home after five playoff games

(Newser) - So much for home-ice advantage for New Jersey. With tonight's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers, the Devils were knocked out of the first round of the NHL's Eastern Conference quarterfinals in the fifth game of the best-of-seven series, bowing to a team that has dominated them the entire... More »

Rangers Take 2-0 Lead Over Devils

Lundqvist continues dominance over metro-area rivals

(Newser) - Henrik Lundqvist and another flukey goal have the New York Rangers halfway to the second round after beating longtime rival New Jersey, 2-1, on Friday. Jaromir Jagr and Sean Avery scored 23 seconds apart early in the third period and Lundqvist made 26 saves in beating the Devils yet again... More »

Devils Get Home-Ice vs. Rangers

Shootout win sets up first round matchup in their favor

(Newser) - The New Jersey Devils captured home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Rangers with a 3-2 shootout win over their longtime New York area archrivals today. Zach Parise and Patrik Elias scored in the four-round shootout that the Devils won 2-1. John Madden and Mike Rupp scored for... More »

Isles Finish Season With Shootout Win

Park scores shorthanded goal and tiebreaker in extra session

(Newser) - Richard Park scored a short-handed goal in the second period and then added the decisive tally in the shootout for the  Islanders, who finished a disappointing season with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers tonight. Jaromir Jagr got the Rangers even at 3 just 4:20 into... More »

Jagr's 2 Goals Send Rangers to Playoffs

New York tops New York, 3-0

(Newser) - Jaromir Jagr scored two power-play goals in a 2-minute span of the first period, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots, and the New York Rangers clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 3-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. More »

Philly Hangs On, Beats Rangers in Shootout

Isles' rookie scores the winner against Devils; Ovechkin nets No. 60

(Newser) - Philadelphia blew a two-goal lead in the third period, allowing a pair of Ranger tallies in less than two minutes, and Jaromir Jagr's tying goal inside of two minutes remaining, but eventually won in the shootout on Mike Richards' backhander, 4-3. Daniel Briere scored twice for the Flyers. The win... More »

Rangers Stay Hot, Beat Buffalo

Gomez nets winner in shootout as NY now has points in 13 straight games

(Newser) - New York's Scott Gomez hasn't been used often by Tom Renney in the shootout this season, but he rewarded his coach's gamble tonight with the winning attempt over Ryan Miller's right pad in a 3-2 victory at Buffalo. The Rangers, in completing a sweep of the Sabres for the first... More »

Rangers' Quick Start Halts Sabres' Streak

Buffalo goalie Miller pulled in first regulation loss in February

(Newser) - The Rangers had a rare midseason five-day layoff, and apparently the rest helped, as Sean Avery scored 10 seconds into the game, setting the tone for the first period of a 5-1 win over Buffalo, writes the Associated Press. Ryan Miller, who looked very shaky on two straight goals, was... More »

Devils Rout Flyers 7-3 in Philadelphia

Lundqvist, Rangers shut out Thrashers, Islanders Best Hurricanes

(Newser) - New Jersey scored five power play goals en route to a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers last night, as defenseman Johnny Oduya had his best game of the year, at least points-wise, scoring a goal and tallying three assists. Zach Parise and Patrik Elias each scored two goals as... More »

Red Hot Pens Top Rangers 4-1

Malkin tallies hat trick, Pittsburgh unbeaten in regulation in 2008

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Penguins continued their rampage through the NHL with a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers; the victory makes the Pens 9-0-1 in their last 10 games, the Associated Press reports. Pittsburgh was led by 21-year-old Evgeni Malkin, who had a hat trick less than two weeks after... More »

Jagr, Rangers Rough Up Hurricanes

Jackets blank Thrashers while Caps hold off Lightning

(Newser) - Jaromir Jagr scored his first goal in 11 games and veteran Brendan Shanahan had two assists, as New York defeated Carolina in a game that saw a little of everything, including a game misconduct to Rangers tough guy Colton Orr for an illegal hit that injured Carolina's Matt Cullen. The... More »

Power Play Propels Dallas Over Rangers

Morrow gives the Stars the win despite being outplayed at the Garden

(Newser) - In their first visit to Madison Square Garden in four years, the Dallas Stars parlayed two power-play goals into a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers today, the AP reports. The Rangers controlled the play throughout, outshooting Dallas 41-18, but backup goalie Mike Smith held the Blueshirts down. Brenden... More »

Rangers Keep Brodeur Stuck on No. 499

Jagr, Dubinsky strike in 2nd period to support 4-2 win over Devils

(Newser) - In his second try, Devils netminder Martin Brodeur failed to notch win number 500; at 499, he remains second on the all-time list (first is Patrick Roy with 551). Ageless wonder Jaromir Jagr broke a 1-1 tie in the second period, and Brandon Dubinsky and budding defenseman Marc Staal piled... More »

Rangers Rally to Beat Lightning

Jagr's 3rd period goal breaks deadlock

(Newser) - The New York Rangers offense didn’t exactly light it up against the Tampa Bay Lightning but they did enough to win, 3-1. Jaromir Jagr’s third period power play goal broke a 1-1 tie and Brendan Shanahan added some insurance with a power play goal of his own less... More »

Penguins Topple Rangers, 1-0

New York offense doesn't show up again

(Newser) - The supposed high-powered offense of the Rangers continued to flounder as New York fell to Pittsburgh, 1-0. Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 36 shots to earn his first shutout since last March. The game’s lone goal came 44 seconds into the second period, when Evgeni Malkin beat New York’... More »

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