Forward Tomáš Fleischmann got a goal in the Chicago Blackhawks' win on Friday over the Winnipeg Jets. In the game, defenceman Michal Rozsíval also picked up an assist. The Blackhawks won by a final score of 4:0. Goalie Ondřej Pavelec was in net for the Jets for all of Chicago's goals; he stopped 32 shots.
After Radek Faksa of the Dallas Stars, Tomáš Nosek of the Detroit Red Wings, Jakub Nakládal of the Calgary Flames, Colorado goalie Roman Will, Dominik Simon became the fifth Czech rookie to make his NHL debut this year. The player, who had been playing well with the club’s farm team (the WBS Penguins) was called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins against the New York Rangers. The Pens won the game 5:3, with Simon getting an assist.
Czech hockey star Jaromír Jágr picked up assist in the Florida Panthers’ loss to the Boston Bruins on Monday, pushing the legendary Gordie Howe to fourth spot on NHL all-time points list. On Monday night the 44-year-old Czech legend set up the game’s opening goal to reach 1851 points. Jágr is now 36 points behind the second-place record set by Mark Messier. The Panthers are second in the Atlantic division, behind the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Veteran ice hockey star Jaromír Jágr has tied the legendary Gordie Howe for third place on the NHL all-time list with 1,850 points. The 44-year-old Florida Panthers forward picked up an assist on an Erik Gudbranson goal against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. The Czech currently has 743 goals and 1,107 assists in 1,611 NHL games, which puts him 37 points behind Mark Messier and 1,007 behind Wayne Gretzky.
Three Czech goalies saw action in the National Hockey League on Tuesday but only one, Petr Mrázek, had a winning night. He let in just one goal in 29 shots to see the Red Wings defeat Columbus. Philadelphia’s Michal Neuwirth allowed three goals against Carolina; the final score was 3:1, while the Winnipeg Jets’ Ondrej Pavelec allowed five in his team’s loss 5:3 to Dallas.
The Czech ice hockey star Jaromír Jágr has become the third highest goal-scorer in the history of the NHL. Jágr, who is 44, found the net twice in Florida Panthers’ 3:1 win over Winnipeg Jets on Saturday to reach a total of 742 goals, passing out the previous third top scorer, Brett Hull. Only Wayne Gretzky (894) and Gordie Howe (801) have scored more NHL goals than the Czech; Jágr said he hoped to surpass them some day.
Star player Jaromír Jágr says he will not reconsider a decision to retire from international ice hockey. Jágr, who turned 44 on Monday, said he did not even know if he would still be playing when the sport’s World Cup begins in September. The forward celebrated his birthday on the ice, with both sets of supporters cheering him as his current club Florida beat Pittsburgh, where he began his NHL career.
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