Missed majority of 2001-02 due to jaw injury vs. NY Rangers, November 3, 2001. Traded to Ottawa by Florida for Simon Lajeunesse, March 4, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 2, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Houston (AHL), February 19, 2005.
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