UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 12: Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings adjusts his skates prior to his game against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on October 12, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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