Report: Rangers close to acquiring Jagr
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Jagr's flirtation with the
This is Jagr's third season with Washington, which acquired him from the
He has eight goals and 12 assists for 20 points in 21 games this season, but his play has picked up recently with 15 points in his last 10 contests.
The 31-year-old Jagr, in 11 seasons with Pittsburgh, captured five Art Ross Trophies as the NHL's leading scorer and was the Hart Trophy winner as league MVP for the 1998-99 campaign when he accumulated 127 points.
However, he has not produced the same outstanding numbers since leaving Pittsburgh after a 121-point campaign in 2000-01. He posted just 79 points in 2001-02 and last season recorded only 77 -- his lowest full-season output since his second year of 1991-92 when he totaled just 69 points.