JAGR NOW SECOND ALL-TIME SCORER WITH 1,888 POINTS
sunrise, fla.» Jaromir Jagr moved into the outright No. 2 spot on the NHL career scoring list Thursday night, getting an assist in the Florida Panthers’ 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Jagr got point No. 1,888 to break a tie with Mark Messier.
Only Wayne Gretzky, with 2,857 points, has more than Jagr. Aleksander Barkov was credited with the goal that deflected off the 44-year-old Czech star.
Scott Hartnell had his ninth career hat trick and the Blue Jackets scored four times in a headspinning third-period flurry to blow out the Penguins 7-1 and win their 11th straight game and take over first place in the Metropolitan Division. … Jeff Skinner and Justin Faulk scored for the Hurricanes in a 3-1 victory over the Sabres. … Alex Killorn scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Drouin added two late goals and the Lightning rallied from a twogoal deficit to beat the Blues 5-2. … Peter Budaj made 28 saves to lead the Kings to a 4-0 victory over the Predators. … Cory Schneider made 16 saves in his first shutout of the season, and the Devils beat the Flyers 4-0 to stop a seven-game losing streak. … Mike Hoffman scored a powerplay goal at 4:03 of overtime to give the Senators a 2-1 victory over the Ducks .…The Wild beat the Canadiens 4-2 for its ninth consecutive win.
Legwand retires. David Legwand announced his retirement, ending a 16-year NHL career. He’s Nashville’s career leader in goals (210), assists (356), points (566), game-winning goals (41) and games (956).