DENVER, CO - JANUARY 22: Fans stand in line waiting for the gates to open as the Los Angeles Kings face the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on January 22, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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