CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 6: (R-L) Ben Smith #28, Sheldon Brookbank #17 and Brandon Pirri #37 of the Chicago Blackhawks walk out to the ice before the NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets on November 06, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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