Jaromir Jagr skating

Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr is alone at No. 2 on the career scoring list after an assist Thursday night against the visiting Bruins. He passed Mark Messier with his 1,888th point.

Source: Jaromir Jagr passes Mark Messier for No. 2 on NHL points list

22 seasons into his NHL career, Jaromir Jagr now has the second most points of any NHL player.  You can get a point one of two ways: either you score a goal, or you assist another player in scoring a goal.  There can be up to two players given an assist on a scoring play.  Jaromir Jagr is now second behind Wayne Gretzky.  If Jaromir Jagr scores 76 more points, he will tie Wayne Gretzky. If we subtract every goal Gretzky ever scored.

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