October 21, 2017
Jaromir Jagr makes debut with Calgary Flames, who win in OT vs. L.A. Kings

Jaromir Jagr makes debut with Calgary Flames, who win in OT vs. L.A. Kings

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Published 1:29 a.m. ET Oct. 12, 2017 | Updated 2:55 a.m. ET Oct. 12, 2017

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaromir Jagr was already in his eighth NHL season when Matthew Tkachuk was born in 1997, and the 45-year-old star felt all of those extra years when he began his 24th season in the league with the Calgary Flames.

His new teenage teammate played a major role in getting him a win.

Tkachuk scored two goals before Sean Monahan got the winner 1:02 into overtime during the Flames’ 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.

The second-leading scorer in league history nearly scored on his opening shift of a solid debut with the Flames, his ninth NHL team.

“I didn’t feel very well, but I expected that,” Jagr said. “Hopefully next game, I’ll feel better. … After my legs come back, it’s going to be a little bit different.”

With a knowing grimace, Jagr…

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