BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Steve Montador of the Buffalo Sabres checks the scoreboard as his teammates warm up for their game against the New York Islanders at HSBC Arena on February 13, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. Montador is recovering from an injury. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)
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