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11-12-2011, 11:58 AM
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What Jagr has is longevity.

15 straight 70 + Pts seasons (NHL record)

15 straight 30 + goals seasons (tied for NHL record)

Highest PPG average for any player that has played over 700 games and has not played a single game in the 80's or before.

13 total PPG or better seasons of a total 17 seasons.

5 Art Ross trophies, 7 total top 2 finishes, 9 total top 5 finishes. 11 total top 10 finishes.

Third best playoff PPG of the Dead Puck Era (the other 2 being Forsberg and Sakic who played on the same team).

2nd all-time in game winning goals in the regular season.

tied for 1st in regular season overtime goals.

6x Hart finalist.

2 other 4th place finishes.

4 of top 7 highest point totals since 1995-96.

149 Pts in 1995-96 is second best.

127 Pts in 1998-99 is third best.

123 Pts in 2005-06 is fifth best.

121 Pts in 2000-01 is seventh best.

Since 1995-96 the 1.50 PPG number (60 games or more being the marker) has only been reached by 5 players (Lemieux 2x, Jagr 6x, Thornton 1x, Ovechkin 1x and Crosby 1x).

Jagr put up high numbers in a time where this was not very easy to do.

Outside of Lemieux and Gretzky, Jagr has been by far the most dominant, consistent and productive forward since the expansion.

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