VANCOUVER, CANADA - DECEMBER 1: Patric Hornqvist #27 of the Nashville Predators throws a football before their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena December 1, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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