NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 7: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates during warm-ups prior to the game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on April 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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