February 20, 2016 11:03 pm

Jagr scores 742nd goal to pass Hull for third on career list

Florida Panthers right wing Jaromir Jagr celebrates with teammates Jussi Jokinen and Dmitry Kulikov after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla.

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SUNRISE, Fla. — Jaromir Jagr scored twice Saturday night to pass Brett Hull for third place on the NHL’s career scoring list with 742 goals.

Jagr tied Hull when he redirected a centering pass from Dmitry Kulikov in the second period of the Florida Panthers’ game against the Winnipeg Jets. He got his second goal late in the third period by finding a loose puck in front and flicking it in for a 3-1 lead.

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Only Wayne Gretzky (894) and Gordie Howe (801) have scored more NHL goals than Jagr. The 44-year-old Jagr has 20 goals in his 22nd NHL season.

Jagr also scored 66 goals during three seasons in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League.

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