TAMPA, FL -DECEMBER 4: Goaltender Dan Ellis #33 of the Tampa Bay Lightning walks out to the ice before the start of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the St. Pete Times Forum on December 4, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)
I got a chance to play a thousand games and that's pretty special to me. To get a thousand [points], it's a great accomplishment. I'm not going to hide my feelings, I'm proud of that. To do it on a win, do it on a goal, I think it makes it special.
— New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis after scoring his 1000th NHL point on Friday