NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 03: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during warmups prior to playing in his 1000th NHL regular season game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Prudential Center on October 3, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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