Returned to NHL lineup Dec. 9 vs. Chi.; recalled from Albany (AHL) earlier that day...Has 4g-5a-9pts in 20 AHL games this season...Posted 1g-1a-2pts Nov. 28 vs. LV...Had points in three straight Oct. 21-25 (1g-3a-4pts)...2013-14: Appeared in 56 games for Alb. & 23 games with NJ...Was tied for second on A-Devils with 22g & was fifth with 38pts...Scored 2g Apr. 13 vs. Syr...Had 2g-5a-7pts with NJ; made final NHL appearance of season/posted 1a Jan. 21 vs. StL...Scored first NHL goal Dec. 18 vs. Ott. (vs. R. Lehner)...Made NHL debut & recorded 1a Dec. 4 vs. Mtl Had five-game goal/point scoring streak Nov. 20-30 (5g-2a-7pts)...Also had 4-game point streak Oct. 23-30 (2g-2a-4pts) Led OHL in '12-13 with 62 goals for Sarnia, breaking S. Stamkos team-record (58); 95pts ranked fifth in the OHL Was named to league s First All-Star team Recorded two 4-goal games: Feb. 22 vs. Eri. & Jan 12 vs. Ott.; also scored a hat trick Feb. 2 at Kgn In 2 seasons with Sting, totaled 95g-55a-145pts in 135 games.
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