LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 08: Devante Smith-Pelly #77 of the Anaheim Ducks in a scrum with Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game Three of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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