Jaromir Jagr returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins for one more night

Published November 10, 2023 at 5:02 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins made a huge announcement on their social media accounts on Friday involving team legend Jaromir Jagr.

On February 18th, ahead of their game against the Los Angeles Kings, the Pittsburgh Penguins will retire Jaromir Jagr's number 68.

"The Pittsburgh Penguins will raise two-time Stanley Cup Champion Jaromir Jagr's no. 68 jersey to the rafters at PPG Paints Arena on February 18 versus the Los Angeles Kings as part of a pre-game celebration, it was announced today by the club.

As part of the ‘Celebrate 68' festivities, all fans in attendance that night will receive a replica Jagr No. 68 banner. In addition, a commemorative Jagr bobblehead has been added as a giveaway to all fans in attendance on Thursday, March 14 versus the San Jose Sharks." The Penguins said in a statement.

Jagr, 51, was selected fifth overall by the Penguins in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft and went on to spent parts of 11 seasons with Pittsburgh between 1990-91 and 2000-01 where he put up 1,079 points (439 goals, 640 assists) in 806 games, winning a pair of Stanley Cups as well.

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