VANCOUVER, CANADA - NOVEMBER 1: Ryan O'Reilly #37 of the Colorado Avalanche tapes his sticks before the game against the Vancouver Canucks at General Motors Place on November 1, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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