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Jagr gives his wig-wearing imitators a big thumbs up


It doesn’t seem like New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr has any interest in hanging up his skates in the near future, which means many things ... including more opportunities for a bunch of dudes to wear mullet wigs in his honor.

“The Traveling Jagrs” showed up in Edmonton on Friday, and as Eye on Hockey notes, they even had some “Mini Jagrs” on hand during New Jersey’s eventual win. The group has swelled to 11 different representations of the phases of the future Hall-of-Famer’s career:

The 42-year-old thinks his unusual fan club has remarkably good taste, as he told the Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti.

(Jagr’s swagger is more fun to soak in when he’s in his “elder statesman who doesn’t draw much ire” phase, isn’t it?)

Here’s an older video of the roving band of faux-mulleted admirers:

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