Stanley Cup Finals - Pittsburgh Penguins v Detroit Red Wings - Game One
DETROIT - MAY 30: A member of the Pittsburgh Penguins practices prior to Game 1 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on May 30, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (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