DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 21: (L-R) Alexander Edler #23 and Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on February 21, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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