NHL GOLDEN OLDIE: JAGR OLDER THAN AVS COACH BEDNAR
Florida Panthers winger Jaromir Jagr entered Friday night’s game against the Avalanche with 1,884 career points and was in third place on the all-time NHL scoring list, only three points behind Mark Messier. The record, held by Wayne Gretzky (2,857), seems untouchable.
Jagr and the Avalanche’s head coach are both 44 years old.
In fact, the Avs’ Jared Bednar, born Feb. 28, 1972, is 13 days younger than Jagr.
Jagr (755) and the Avs’ Jarome Iginla (614) are the top-two active career goal scorers in the NHL.
“It is remarkable, there’s no question,” Bednar said after the Avalanche’s morning skate at the
Although Calvin Pickard started in the Colorado net Friday and Spencer Martin was the backup, Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov was on the ice at the morning skate with his teammates and faced a limited number of shots.
Bednar indicated the goal was for Varlamov to travel with the team for games at Winnipeg on Sunday and at Minnesota on