CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks walks the red carpet during opening night ceremonies before the game against the Dallas Stars on October 8, 2011 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/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