Washington 3, Los Angeles 2 (OT)

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Peter Bondra continues to pick up the slack for the injured Jaromir Jagr.

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Pengujins fire Hlinka

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The winless Pittsburgh Penguins fired Coach Ivan Hlinka Monday and replaced him with Rick Kehoe. Hlinka coached the Penguins to the Eastern Conference finals la

Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Vyacheslav Kozlov scored a pair of fluke goals in the third period and Martin Biron stopped 25 shots Sunday, leading the Buffalo Sabres to their third straight

Phoenix 5, Washington 2

PHOENIX, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Daymond Langkow scored his first three goals of the season for his first career hat trick Saturday night to help Phoenix coast to a 5-2 victory over the Washing

Anaheim 2, Washington 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Jason York's goal snapped a tie with 5:07 remaining and Steve Shields made 28 saves as the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim edged the Washington Capitals, 2-1, Friday ni

Washington 5, NY Rangers 2

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Sergei Gonchar scored two power-play goals and assisted on another in the opening 14 minutes Wednesday night to carry the Washington Capitals past the New York

Anaheim 4, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Matt Cullen scored twice in a three-goal first period Saturday night to carry the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim to a 4-2 victory over the winless Pittsburgh Penguins.

Washington 6, New Jersey 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr scored in his debut for the Washington Capitals Saturday night and got help from a lot of new friends in a season-opening 6-1 rout of the New Jerse

Colorado 3, Pittsburgh 1

DENVER, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Vaclav Nedorost scored a goal and set up another in the second period of his NHL debut and Patrick Roy stopped 32 shots Wednesday night as the Colorado Avalanch

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Colorado opens NHL defense

Penguins sign Stephane Richer

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday signed 35-year-old right wing Stephane Richer, who has 407 career goals but sat out last season after claiming his heart wasn't
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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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