The Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday trimmed their training camp roster by 12 players, sending 11 to the Charlotte Checkers, their American Hockey League affiliate, and returning another to his junior team.
It's such a privilege to be one of these 80 great players to do this milestone, and it doesn't get better than this doing it where I started. It means a lot to me. A big thanks goes to all the players tonight who helped me to achieve that and also all the players through my career.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa after scoring his 1,000th career point on Thursday night in Ottawa