SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 5: Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks shakes hands with fans as he walks to the ice to play against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game on April 5, 2014 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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