Claimed by Anaheim from Pittsburgh in Expansion Draft, June 24, 1993. Traded to NY Islanders by Anaheim for Tom Kurvers, June 29, 1994. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from NY Islanders, April 10, 1995.
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