OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1969, 1970) OHA-Jr. - MVP (1970) Calder Memorial Trophy (1971) Lady Byng Trophy (1973) NHL Second All-Star Team (1976, 1977) Canada Cup All-Star Team (1981)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971, 1972, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1984)
Officially announced retirement, November 24, 1986.
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