TITLE

The kid from Kladno

AUTHOR(S)
Swift, E.M.
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;10/12/92, Vol. 77 Issue 15, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Jaromir Jagr, Penguins' star player from Czechoslovakia. Early school years; His attraction for President Reagan and the United States flag; Soviet upbringing; His first draft offer; Love for the fans; Wants and amusements; Recount of his career development; His rookie season; A different type of player; Skating style and strengths; Being groomed by Mario Lemieux; Wants to be known as the best hockey player in the world.
ACCESSION #
9211020804

 

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