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NHL plus-minus: Jaromir Jagr, 42, oldest NHL player with a hat trick
NHL plus-minus: Jaromir Jagr, 42, oldest NHL player with a hat trick

Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + By scoring three times against the Philadelphia Flyers last Saturday, New Jersey forward Jaromir Jagr became the oldest NHL player to record a hat trick, at 42 years, 322 days. And he did it wearing new skates right out of the box, without a breaking-in period. With 714 career goals, Jagr is three behind Phil Esposito, who is fifth on the career goals list. + Filip Forsberg of the Nashville Predators and Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames are competing in a two-man race for rookie of the year. The well-rounded Forsberg on Sunday tied the franchise record for a rookie with his 37th point in...

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