ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 8: Alex Pietrangelo #27 of the St. Louis Blues and other players wear a patch to honor former Blues Igor Korolev and Pavol Demitra before an NHL game against the Chicago Blackhawks on November 8, 2011 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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