COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 25: The scoreboard is lit up before the game between the Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on October 25, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/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