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Philadelphia Flyers nominate Jagr for Masterton Trophy
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03-16-2012, 10:16 AM
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Jagr is 40 years old and still works out hard on the ice. That is dedication. It is amusing to see people pretend to know Jagr's motivations for playing, though. I highly doubt Jagr is in it for the money at this point of his life. He impressed the team with his work ethic; you don't need to survive cancer and return to the game to be dedicated.
Still, I doubt he wins. Nice nod though by the organization.
Selanne and Lidstrom both work hard and are in the same age category and I wouldn't want either of them nominated. It's meant for a player who's really come back from something bad and potentially career ending.
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