SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Brad Richardson #15 of the Los Angeles Kings and Michal Handzus #26 of the San Jose Sharks collide going for the puck at HP Pavilion at San Jose on November 7, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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