When the NHL lockout extended into the new calendar year, Stars fans began to grow worried that they would never have the opportunity to see Jaromir Jagr suit up in Dallas.

The future Hall-of-Famer had signed a one-year deal with the Stars in the summer, and in the event of a lockout-cancelled season, he would hit unrestricted free agency before ever suiting up as a member of Glen Gulutzan’s club.

But with the start of the abbreviated 2013 season, the Stars have been treated to the talents of Jagr, 40, who has eight points in 10 games thus far.

And on Wednesday night, the Czech native put together perhaps his finest highlight of the year:

Jagr’s OT tally gave him 668 for his career, tying him with Luc Robitaille for the 10th most all-time.

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Andrew Hirsh is a graduate of Elon University and is entering his fourth year as a credentialed NHL writer. He founded SunbeltHockey.com in 2012 and serves as the site's managing editor. Andrew can be reached via email at ahirsh3@gmail.com.