Game highlights: FLA 3-Buffalo 1, includes Jagr 2 goals, 1 assist, Barkov 1g, 1a. .
Jaromir Jagr scored his third and fourth goals of the young season and added an assist in Florida’s 3-2 win over Buffalo. Roberto Luongo stopped 27 of 29 shots in backstopping the victory for the Panthers.
The two goals boosted Jagr’s lifetime goal total to 726, enabling him to pull within five of Marcel Dionne’s 731, the fifth most in NHL history. The first goal came on the power play and was his 205th career goal with the man advantage, tying him with Joe Sakic for 13th all-time. Jagr now has six points in four games for Florida this season.
Florida hosts Dallas, with 2014-15 scoring champ Jamie Benn, a former teammate of Jagr when the two played together with the Stars. Seats are still available at http://www.floridapanther.com.
Here’s a fun fact from ESPN.
Jaromir Jagr had 225 goals and 545 points in 451 NHL games before Jack Eichel was even born