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52-year-old Jaromir Jagr celebrating a goal with Kladno.
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Jaromir Jagr breaks an impressive record set by Gordie Howe

Published April 19, 2024 at 1:10 PM
BY JULIEN TREKKER
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The legendary Jaromir Jagr brok an impressive record previously held by Gordie Howe.

Coming back from a trip to Pittsburgh, where he had his jersey retired in the PPG Paints Arena, Jagr didn't waste no time to get back on the ice.


Last night, Jagr became to oldest player to play in a professional league, at 52 years and 63 days old. The record was held by the renowned Gordie Howe, who played his last game at 52 years and 11 days.


However, Howe played in the NHL, whereas Jagr plays has been playing in Czechia, for Kladno.

In addition, Jagr scored a goal in his first shift of the game. Check it out:

"52-year old Jaromir Jagr is back in the Czech Republic after his trip to Pittsburgh, and scored on his *first* shift 🚨🍷"


"Jaromir Jagr is playing today for his @RytiriKladno. Will become the oldest "professional" player to play in a profi league. He is 52 years and 63 days old.
Gordie Howe was 52 years and 11 days when finishing his NHL career.
And Jagr just scored a goal in @telhcz !!!"


Do you think Jagr will play until he's 60 years old?

Source: Blade of Steel - Jagr breaks record held by Gordie Howe
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