UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 28: P.A. Parenteau #38 (R) of the New York Rangers (R) scores his first goal of teh season in the first period against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on October 28, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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