Why Jaromir Jagr Mathematically Makes Sense for the New York Rangers

February 20th, 2010 by Frank Castaldi Leave a reply »
Fact: Jaromir Jagr plays his best hockey while sporting a mullet.

Fact: The New York Rangers' offense is weaker than David Spade.

Fact: Jaromir Jagr's contract in the KHL is up this summer.

Fact: The Rangers will have a few million dollars to toy with during the offseason.

Now, Jagr's mullet isn't as luscious as it was during his prime, but it's working it's way back. So, figure Jagr's mullet-magic is working at 80 percent.

It's also no secret around the NHL that Jaromir tends to, well, take shifts off every now and then. So, figure Jagr will disappear once every three shifts. That leaves us with Jagr playing to his level 66 percent of the time.

With that being said, Jagr just celebrated his 38th birthday before the Olympics began. So, age is definitely going to play a factor in this equation. But from the looks of it, Jagr is still dominating at will. Key word: will.

So, let's say for arguments sake, since he isn't a young Czechkin (Ha, get it? Young chicken, he's a Czech...anyway) anymore, he's playing at 90 percent of what normal Jagrness is.

Add all of that together, carry the one, ...

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