I forgot to mention my exchange with Jaromir Jagr yesterday about his prediction for the final part of the season.
You may recall a year ago Jagr said the “Rangers’ fortunes coming out of the All-Star break rested largely on him”:http://rangers.lohudblogs.com/2007/01/25/never-mind-the-new-guy. I approached him with notebook in hand asking if he had another proclamation.
“I’m not going to say anything,” he said.
“I got to see how I feel first to make sure I can back it up,” he said.
OK, so not exactly Patton material. But at least Jagr wasn’t putting himself out there without reason.
Meanwhile, some notes: