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This May Be Jagr’s Last Shot At The Cup

from John Kopp of PhiladelphiaFlyers.com,

Twenty years ago, Jagr was a budding superstar in Pittsburgh. Though he now comprehends how fortunate he was two win a pair of Cups, Jagr said there isn’t much he can say to pass along that understanding to the Flyers’ rookies.

“You have to go through that experience,” Jagr said. “You cannot buy it. You have to go through those games. On the other side, I think it’s going to be an advantage to us. The young guys, they’re fresh, they’re excited. They don’t think about mistakes. That’s the one huge thing about young guys – they just go and play. It doesn’t matter if it’s Game 7 or Game 1. They never had the pressure.

“And I was the same way. I never thought about mistakes. I never (thought, what if) I turn the puck over, what can happen? You just go.”

Jagr gets that chance on Wednesday.


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he will re-sign with philly and they will be right back in the playoffs next season.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 04/10/12 at 02:05 PM ET

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