WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 10: Jake Gardiner #51 of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals go after the puck during the first period at Verizon Center on January 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/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