Jagr and Bergeron

Former Boston Bruin Admits He Regrets This About His Career

Published February 18, 2024 at 5:33 PM
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In the annals of hockey history, few names shine as brightly as Jaromir Jagr's. As the Pittsburgh Penguins prepare to immortalize his jersey, Jagr reflected on a pivotal moment: his 2011 decision to spurn the Penguins for bitter rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers.

Surprisingly, Jagr confessed a tinge of selfishness in his choice, driven by a desire to prove his prowess without the Penguins' star lineup. Yet, amidst retrospection, Jagr wonders if it was a misstep.

As fans ponder what could have been, Jagr's journey illustrates the complexities of greatness.

For him, maturity has shifted focus from on-ice glory to personal integrity.


"I was thinking about myself and wanted to show what I could still do," admitted Jagr as per Josh Yohe. "Sid had his line. Geno had his. But maybe it was a mistake."


"God is going to ask you what you've done with your life," said Jagr. "I'm trying to be a good person."

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