TAMPA, FL - APRIL 7: Vaclav Prospal #20 of the Tampa Bay Lightning battles against Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins for the puck at the St. Pete Times Forum on April 7, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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