NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 15: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings battles against Patric Hornqvist #27 of the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on December 15, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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