QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2006) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (Slovakia), October 14, 2006. Traded to Tampa Bay by Pittsburgh for Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Alex Velischek) in 2009 Entry Draft, October 1, 2008.
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