New Jersey Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr passed Gordie Howe for eighth place on the NHL's all-time list for career assists on Sunday when he contributed to goals by Travis Zajac and Marek Zidlicky in the third period against the Boston Bruins at Prudential Center.

Jagr assisted Zajac at 3:52 and Zidlicky's power-play goal at 6:13.

With his two points in the third, Jagr also tied Steve Yzerman for sixth on the all-time points list at 1,755.