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Jagr scores No. 741, ties Hull for third

“You know what, we don’t even consider about it,” Jagr pronounced this week. “We only have to make certain we play good hockey and we play good hockey. If we’re going to play good, it’s only a matter of time before we score. we only have to make certain we play good.”

Hull upheld Marcel Dionne for third on a list on Dec. 8, 2003; Dionne had been third given Dec. 21, 1991, when he was upheld for second by Wayne Gretzky.

“It’s apparently not a record, yet we do things good and there are people with unusual talent that are going to pass we one day,” Hull pronounced final month. “I would consider during this indicate with a approach a diversion is played, it’ll be Jagr and [Alex Ovechkin], and I’ll substantially finish adult fifth. It’s a flattering good organisation of guys to be lumped with though.” 

Jagr has 20 goals in 56 games this season. The 44-year-old done his NHL entrance on Oct. 5, 1990 and has played 1,606 games with a Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Stars, Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils and Panthers.

Gretzky’s 894 goals are many in NHL history, 93 some-more than Gordie Howe.

Jagr is fourth with 1,845 points, behind Howe (1,850), Mark Messier (1,887) and Gretzky (2,857).

Hull scored his 741 goals in 1,269 games with a Blues, Stars, Detroit Red Wings, Calgary Flames and Phoenix Coyotes. He final played in a 2005-06 season.

Ovechkin, of a Capitals, had 512 goals before to personification Saturday, third among active NHL players and 38th all-time; Jarome Iginla of a Colorado Avalanche had 606, 18th all-time.

Jagr missed 3 NHL seasons personification in a Kontinental Hockey League from 2008-11.

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