TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 7: Drummer Chris Williams of country music band Clemons Road performs for fans outside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum prior to the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Winnipeg Jets at the on December 7, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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