Jaromir Jagr

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Birthday
15, 1972
Birthplace
Kladno, Czech Republic
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Kladno, Czech Republic

About

Legendary Czech right winger who's become known for both his prolific scoring and prodigious longevity. In 2017, he joined Wayne Gretzky as the only players to score 1,900 NHL points. He won Stanley Cup Championships with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992.

Before Fame

He was the first Czechoslovakian drafted into the NHL without defecting to the U.S. first.

Trivia

He ran up almost a million dollars of gambling debts with two different internet gambling establishments. He set records as the oldest player to record a hat trick as well as the oldest player to score 60 points in a season.

Family Life

His father owned the Czech professional hockey team HC Kladno.

Associated With

He and fellow legend Mario Lemieux made up a dominant duo for the Penguins in the early 1990s.