SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 12: Radko Gudas #75 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 12, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. Gudas is playing in his first NHL game. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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