UPDATE: HOT OFF THE PRESS FROM NHL.COM WITH VIDEO
EDMONTON–Connor McDavid scored early with three seconds remaining in overtime as Edmonton topped Florida Wednesday night at the sparkling new Rogers Center.
The Panthers erased a 2-0 deficit and took a short-lived lead in the third period when Craig McKegg tipped a Jaromir Jagr pass through the legs of the Oilers netminder.
It was Jagr’s 1896th point and 1139th career assist for the NHL’s second all-time leading scorer who played a game in his 64th NHL venue, extending his league record.
List of venues Jagr has played an NHL game
List includes some neutral site games and three outdoor game venues. An expanded list showing professional games played in Counting Czech league and KHL would put him in over 100 stadiums. Chart courtesy of nhl.com
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Highlights and extensive coverage from Edmonton’s win over Florida from nhl.com can be seen here.
The Panthers road trip continues Friday evening in Vancouver against the Canucks.
Highlights and summary from nhl.com: Calgary 5-Florida 2