Jaromir Jagr tapped his stick on the ice. He wanted the puck. So Florida Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov did what any sane player would do, which was to grant the request of one of the greatest goal-scorers in NHL history.
Jagr tipped the puck past Winnipeg Jets defenseman Ben Chiarot and goalie Michael Hutchinson for his 18th goal of the season at 4:53 of the second period on Saturday night. Much, much more importantly: It was goal No. 741 in his career, tying him for No. 3 all-time in the NHL with Hall of Famer Brett Hull.
Hull scored his in 1,269 games during his NHL career, which spanned from 1987-2006. This was game No. 1,606 for Jagr, who started his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1990
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