A night after fans of the sport lost young wunderkind Connor McDavid to injury, it looks like an old favorite is back to delight audiences.
Every indication is that Jaromir Jagr will return to the Florida Panthers’ lineup against the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday.
Jagr is expected to line up with Nick Bjugstad and Jonathan Huberdeau, according to Harvey Fialkov of the Florida Sun-Sentinel.
The Panthers were hit hard by injuries in a short span when Jagr and Aleskander Barkov went down with injuries, but now they have one of those two key forwards back tonight (barring a last-minute scratch).
Jagr apparently is feeling great:
… And his mullet is becoming increasingly robust, as well.
(If the unexpected happens and Jagr cannot play, this post will be updated.)