The Florida Panthers continued their winning streak on Tuesday night edging Ottawa by a score of 2:1 in a game that came down to penalty shots. Star Czech player Jaromír Jágr, who recently moved into fourth place on the NHL all-time scoring list, had a breakaway in the final minute of OT but could not capitalize. Earlier in the game, he picked up an assist but also had four of his front teeth knocked out by a high stick by Ottawa forward Alex Chiasson. There was no penalty on the play. News websites noted that the Czech hockey legend handled the situation with grace and humour, patting Chiasson on the head and later tweeting that he needed new teeth for Christmas to make it easier to eat.
In ice hockey, Czech legend Jaromír Jágr is now alone in fourth place on the NHL's all-time goal scoring list, after scoring in Florida Panther’s 5:4 victory against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday. The goal takes Jágr’s NHL goal tally to 732, one goal ahead of that of the Los Angeles Kings legend Marcel Dionne. Jágr needs nine more goals to equal the record of third-place Brett Hull.
The Czech Republic's ice hockey team beat Russia 4:2 in the final game of the Euro Hockey Tour's Channel One Cup in Moscow on Sunday. The Czech squad, lead by coach Vladimír Vůjtek, could still win the tournament in case that Finland loses to Sweden in the Karjala Cup match, which is totake place on Sunday afternoon.
The Czech Republic's ice hockey team beat Sweden 3:1 in their second game at the Channel One Cup, part of the Euro Hockey Tournament, on Saturday in Moscow. The team, lead by coach Vladimír Vůjtek, took full points for the first time in the season. The Czechs will face Russia in their next game on Sunday.
In ice hockey, Jaromír Jágr ended his eight game goal drought and scored in Florida Panthers’ 4: 1 victory against Washington. The goal takes Jágr’s NHL goal tally to 731, a total which equals that of Marcel Dionne. Dionne is the fourth highest scored in NHL history. Jágr needs 10 more goals to equal the record of third placed Brett Hull.
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