Jaromir Jagr is still playing hockey, scoring goals at 47

Jaromir Jagr hasn’t played in the NHL since the 2017-18 season, but that doesn’t mean he’s given up on hockey.

The 47-year-old (!) Made his regular-season debut with his Czech league team Friday and promptly scored in 22:20 of ice time during a 7-4 loss. Jagr last played for the Calgary Flames and returned home to play for Rytiri Kladno, for which he’s president and co-owner, after being released Jan. 29, 2018.

Though he’s dealt with injuries, he helped Kladno get promoted to the Czech Republic’s top league, Czech Extraliga, with a four-goal game in April.

Jagr was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins with the fifth overall pick in the 1990 draft, making his NHL debut as an 18-year-old. He ranks second all-time with 1,921 points, third with 766 goals and third with 1,733 games. Among his accolades: two Stanley Cups, five Art Ross trophies (leading the league in points), a Hart trophy (league MVP) and eight All-Star nods.

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