VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 5: Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates his goal with teammates Daniel Sedin #22, Henrik Sedin #33, and Sami Salo #6 as Kristian Huselius #20 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates away during their game at General Motors Place on January 5, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Kim Stallknecht/NHLI via Getty Images)
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday