Devils' Jagr becomes 7th NHL player to score 700 goals, reaching milestone against Islanders
Summary of 7 articles · Updated Mar 1, 2014
- Jaromir Jagr is the seventh player to score 700 NHL goals, reaching the mark in the New Jersey Devils' game against the New York Islanders. New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr became the seventh player in NHL history to reach 700 goals when he scored at 3:31 of the second period Saturday against the New York Islanders. The Islanders have been Jagr's favorite target in his 20 NHL seasons. On Saturday afternoon, Jagr reached another milestone in his Hall of Fame career when he scored goal no. Jagr said 700 goals is a big number, "but 800 would be better." Rich Chere March 1, 2014 Marcel Dionne, then of the New York Rangers, also reached the mark against the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum, hitting the milestone on Oct. The 42-year-old has played 1,452 NHL games since making his debut in 1990.