NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 27: Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators gets ready to lead the team to the ice against the Detroit Red Wings on March 27, 2010 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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