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Easy come, easy go for Jagr's GWG record

Jagr (119) reacts to finding out he trails Gordie Howe's mark (121)

Thursday, 10.31.2013 / 4:25 PM / News
By Eric Marin
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Easy come, easy go for Jagr\'s GWG record
Jagr (119) reacts to finding out he trails Gordie Howe\'s mark (121)

 
For a moment, Jaromir Jagr thought he held the NHL record for game-winning goals.

On Tuesday, he notched the 119th winner of his career to move ahead of Phil Esposito for what was believed to be the most by any player in NHL history. However, the Elias Sports Bureau, which compiles player stats before 1967, announced after the game that the mark actually belongs to Gordie Howe (121).

"I didn't know I was [the record holder], so I didn't know I wasn't," Jagr said.

But the night wasn't a total loss. Jagr still has the most game-winners of any player since 1967-68.

"At least I got a good picture [with the game puck]," he said.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 22 16 5 1 61 52 33
2 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
3 PIT 19 13 4 2 69 44 28
4 NYI 20 14 6 0 68 57 28
5 BOS 22 13 9 0 57 54 26
6 DET 20 10 5 5 55 49 25
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 19 9 6 4 52 50 22
9 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
10 NJD 21 9 9 3 53 61 21
11 FLA 18 7 5 6 40 47 20
12 NYR 19 8 7 4 52 58 20
13 PHI 19 8 9 2 57 60 18
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 20 6 12 2 49 72 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 21 3 10 -2 13
M. Cammalleri 15 8 4 4 12
A. Henrique 15 6 6 5 12
M. Ryder 21 4 7 3 11
M. Zidlicky 21 3 8 0 11
P. Elias 21 2 9 -6 11
T. Zajac 21 4 4 -2 8
D. Severson 21 4 4 2 8
E. Gelinas 18 2 5 3 7
T. Ruutu 20 5 1 2 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 9 8 2 .914 2.58
S. Clemmensen 0 0 1 .852 4.71