Jaromir Jagr ties Mark Messier for second on NHL's all-time points list
Panthers star Jaromir Jagr recorded three assists in a 4–3 win against the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night to tie Mark Messier for second on the NHL's all-time point list.
Jagr and Messier are now tied with 1,887 points. Wayne Gretzsky's record of 2,857 points still appears to be out of reach.
Jagr has scored 371 points outside of the NHL in various stints abroad.
Jagr will turn 45 in February and says he has no plans of retiring any time soon. Messier played until he was 43.
Age when recording 1,887th career NHL point— Sportsnet Stats (@SNstats) December 21, 2016
Jagr: 44 years, 309 days
Messier: 43 years, 73 days
Gretzky: 28 years, 304 days!!
Jagr took a moment to acknowledge the crowd's applause on Tuesday night after tying Messier.