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08-27-2008, 08:50 AM
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Melrose_Jr.
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Originally Posted by nyrmessier011 View Post
His father is right. The teams of the late 90s/early 2000s were so poorly constructed...
AND? How did the 1999 Rangers effect Jaromir Jagr's career in any way shape or form?

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Originally Posted by DevFan-RU- View Post
To be fair, he was getting results while doing that.
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People seem to forget that Jagr still managed to lead the team in scoring despite "not producing".
Who says Jagr wasn't producing? He was clearly carrying the team offensively from the day he got here to the day he left.

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And as for Sather "rescuing" Jagr from hockey hell in Washington... Jagr also rescued Slats from himself and this organization from 7 years of non-playoff hell. It's was a two way street.
If it wasn't a team built around Jagr coming out the lockout, it would have been a team built around someone else.

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