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04-07-2011, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by NYRFAN218 View Post
People bashed the guy because he took games off in the regular season but when the games meant the most and they needed someone to put the team on their back offensively, he was there. Guy had an off season in 07-08 but yet he was one of the best players in the short stay the Rangers had in the playoffs. He was a monster in the Pitt series. Meanwhile Marian Gaborik is M.I.A. in the most important games of the year.
I don't think some fans realized how good we had it with Jagr, yet every now and then you see someone say "Jagr was lazy and a bad captain." Jagr played his best in big games. I mentioned him in the GDT because our team desperately needed someone like that tonight, an elite offensive talent who comes through in the clutch. I honestly don't see how this team can succeed in the future without a player like that. Gaborik is no Jagr, not even close.

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