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Jaromir Jagr in position to thrive with Bruins

He has the two Stanley Cup rings, the boatload of career points (now 1,680), and a ticket with an open claim date waiting for him in Toronto to collect his Hall of Fame ring and tailored blue jacket. But experience comes with a price, the unremitting oxidation of time, age, and with it the understanding that hockey uniforms ultimately are younger man’s threads.

At 41, no one is kidding Jaromir Jagr, least of all himself.

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