NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 24: Krys Barch #22 of the New Jersey Devils fights with Anthony Peluso #14 of the Winnipeg Jets during their game at the Prudential Center on February 24, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/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