NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 04: Fans of the New Jersey Devils enjoy the pre-game festivities in Championship Plaza prior to the Devils home opener against the New York Islanders at the Prudential Center on October 4, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via 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