2009-10: Split time between Albany (AHL) and Carolina (NHL)... Recorded 24 PIM in 12 games with Carolina.
Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 21, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 16, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 11, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ingolstadt (Gemany), July 28, 2012.
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