DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 12: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings steps off the ice after warm-ups before an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Joe Louis Arena on February 12, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via 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