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Jaromir Jagr becomes oldest player in NHL history to record hat trick

Jaromir Jagr added his name to the record books yet again Saturday, becoming the oldest player to ever record a hat trick in the NHL in the New Jersey Devils 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
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The Hockey News

The ageless wonder Jaromir Jagr just keeps on truckin' leaving one to wonder if his career will ever actually end.

The 42-year-old New Jersey Devils forward added himself to the record books Saturday when he became the oldest player in NHL history to record a hat trick.

Jagr at approximately 42 years, 322 days passed the legendary Gordie Howe in the records books with his 15th career hat trick, which came 3209 days after his last.

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The three goals pushed his career total to 714, which currently rank him sixth in NHL history in goals scored, three behind Phil Esposito.

The Devils also took home the win 5-2 over the Philadelphia Flyers, so it was a fantastic night for the Czech, who is a sure thing for the Hall of Fame.


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