Panthers’ Jaromir Jagr believes he can still play
Florida Panthers veteran winger Jaromir Jagr believes that he can continue to play hockey, reports Mike Morreale of NHL.com.
At 44 years old, Jagr is the oldest player in the league and has played in 25 professional seasons.
This season in Florida, his second with the team, he tallied 27 goals and 39 assists. His goal total was his highest since 2006–07, and the second-best on the Panthers. His average ice time of 17:05 was the sixt highest among offensive players on the team.
The Panthers had their best regular season since 2011–12, finishing first in the Atlantic Division standings with a 47–26–9 record. However, they were knocked out of the first round of the playoffs by the New York Islanders on Sunday.
Jagr has yet to announce when he plans to retire.