Thread: News Article: Jaromir Jagr:Miracle on ice
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04-08-2013, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by hiptanaka View Post
I wonder how much of the Eastern European/Communist upbringing shaped his mindset. Sure the man loves his paycheck, but signing with us in 2011 would've redeemed all that went awry 10 years ago, would've cemented his legend in Pittsburgh, had his number retired, etc. Yet leaving that all on the table didn't bother him one bit, didn't cause him to bat an eyelash. His icon in Pittsburgh meant absolutely nothing to him, and that's something that will always bother me the most about Jagr.
This.

I mean at a certain point when you've literally had the hockey world on its knees how does your legacy mean nothing to you?

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