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"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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jaromir Jagr."
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