Sean Avery of the New York Rangers attempts to screen goaltender Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils on March 30, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/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