Getty ImagesAfter running out of steam at the end of the last two seasons, including a goal-less playoff run with the Boston Bruins last postseason, there’s some question about how 41-year-old Jaromir Jagr will fit with the New Jersey Devils and what the Devils can expect out of the legend this season.
Devils President/GM/Ruler of All He Surveys Lou Lamoriello likens Jagr’s presence to that of Hall of Famer Peter Stastny when he played for Jersey from 1989 to 1993; which, one assumes, slow-motion skating but still-brilliant hands.
But both Lamoriello and coach Peter DeBoer said this week that Jagr’s asset will be on the power play, and Lamoriello was rather specific about his assets. Via Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record:
“Jaromir, he knows where he’s at and I know one thing, when we played the Bruins last year we were worried about him on the power play. We were worried about that big rear end of his wherever it was standing and that long stick and how he could thread the needle.”
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