Just two days ago the headlines of newspapers were full of Jagr’s success. He scored his 600th goal in NHL. And just two days later Jaromir Jagr became the best European ice hockey player in NHL concerning the number of goals.
It happened during the match against Carolina when the captain of Rangers, Jaromir Jagr, scored two more goals and got ahead Finish player Jari Kurri. For Jagr it was his 1131st match in NHL. Happy Jagr said that “it’s a great feeling. Kurri used to be our idol, the whole Europe watched him”.
Now he is on 15th place on the list of top players. He needs only few more goals to overcome the record of other players – Dino Ciccarelli with 608 goals, Bobby Hull with 614 goals and Brendan Shanahan with 615 goals. Jagr said to MF Dnes that he would like to score more then 700 goals in his career and be one of the 10 best players in NHL.