NHL: N.Y. Rangers 5, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The New York Rangers erupted for three goals in the third period Wednesday night and beat Philadelphia, 5-3.

Jagr keeps Siberian city on its feet

OMSK, Russia, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr, the highest-paid player in the National Hockey League, has created a hockey ticket shortage in the small Siberian city of Omsk.

Team USA reaches hockey semifinals

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 5 (UPI) -- Andy Roach scored the only goal of a shootout Wednesday as the United States stunned the Czech Republic at the World Hockey Championships, 3-2.

Blue Jackets' Nash to miss world event

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22 (UPI) -- Columbus left wing Rick Nash, the youngest player ever to lead the NHL in goals, will miss the World Hockey Championship following throat surgery.

NHL: NY Rangers 3, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, March 27 (UPI) -- Robert Esche was yanked after allowing three goals on just 12 shots Saturday as the New York Rangers ended an eight-game loss streak, 3-1 over Philadelphia.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, NY Rangers 3 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, March 21 (UPI) -- Aleksey Morozov scored with eight seconds left in overtime Sunday as Pittsburgh made its home unbeaten streak six games, 4-3 over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Washington 4, NY Rangers 3 (OT)

WASHINGTON, March 18 (UPI) -- Kip Miller scored a power-play goal 78 seconds into overtime Thursday night as Washington downed the New York Rangers, 4-3.

NHL: Florida 3, NY RAngers 2 (OT)

SUNRISE, Fla., March 13 (UPI) -- Roberto Luongo made 37 saves and Olli Jokinen scored 2:54 into overtime Saturday to give the Florida Panthers a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers.

NHL: NY Rangers 2, Atlanta 0

ATLANTA, March 9 (UPI) -- Mike Dunham stopped 25 shots Tuesday for his 18th career shutout as the New York Rangers edged the Atlanta Thrashers, 2-0.

Nylander goes from Capitals to Bruins

BOSTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The Boston Bruins Thursday traded for veteran Washington center Michael Nylander, their second acquisition from the Capitals in two days.

Boston gets Sergei Gonchar from Caps

BOSTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The Boston Bruins got defenseman Sergei Gonchar from the Washington Capitals Wednesday for Shaone Morrisonn and two draft picks.

Canadiens obtain Kovalev from Rangers

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- The New York Rangers traded former All-Star right wing Alexei Kovalev to Montreal Tuesday for right wing Jozef Balej and a 2004 second-round draft pick.

Red Wings trade for Lang

DETROIT, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Detroit Red Wings picked up All-Star center Robert Lang from Washington on Friday for a prospect and two draft picks.

Capitals trade Robert Lang to Detroit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Washington Capitals Friday traded another of their stars, sending All-Star center Robert Lang to the Detroit Red Wings.

NHL: NY Rangers 6, NY Islanders 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The New York Rangers completed a season series sweep of the New York Islanders Thursday night, scoring early and often en route to a 6-3 triumph.
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Jaromir Jagr
New York Rangers Jaromir Jagr take a quick moment to catch his breath during the second period of the Rangers 5 to 3 lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 13, 2006. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)

"I didn't even know what anagram meant in English, how could I translate that into Czech?"

Jaromír Jágr (Czech pronunciation:  ( listen); born February 15, 1972) is a Czech ice hockey right winger who plays for Avangard Omsk in the Kontinental Hockey League. Jágr formerly played in the National Hockey League with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, and New York Rangers, serving as captain of the Penguins and the Rangers, as well as for Avangard.

Jágr was the fifth overall selection in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. He won two consecutive Stanley Cups in the 1991 and 1992 seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading point scorer five times, received the Lester B. Pearson Award as voted by the NHL Players' Association three times, and won a Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player. He has been named to seven NHL First All-Star Teams. Jágr is currently in the top 15 NHL players in career goals, assists and points (as of the end of the 2010–11 NHL season), and is the all-time leader among European trained players in all three categories. Jágr was the Czech Republic's flag bearer for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

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