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There’s plenty to be thankful for in hockey in 2019

It’s Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. and it’s a quiet slate with only one game tonight. That leaves plenty of time for turkey, sides and lots and lots of dessert. With it being a day to give thanks, some of the the NBCSports.com NHL staff wanted to say what we’re thankful for in 2019. Please do let us know what you’re thankful for in the comments. Sean Leahy, PHT Writer • Jaromir Jagr. He’s still playing hockey at age 47 and hopefully is able to fulfill his promise of playing beyond 50. His second tenure in the NHL ended abruptly thanks to injury, but No. 68 continues to give us a tiny slimmer of hope he may want to make another comeback before he hits 60. • Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. It’s must-watch TV when those ...