Chad LaRose of the Carolina Hurricanes fights to keep the puck alive inside the defensive zone of the Atlanta Thrashers during an NHL game on November 9, 2008 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)
I got a chance to play a thousand games and that's pretty special to me. To get a thousand [points], it's a great accomplishment. I'm not going to hide my feelings, I'm proud of that. To do it on a win, do it on a goal, I think it makes it special.
— New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis after scoring his 1000th NHL point on Friday