In his 5th season with organization...Looking to make his 2010-11 NHL debut; recalled from Albany (AHL) yesterday...Posted 1g-2a-3pts & 2 PIM in 7 AHL appearances...2009-10...Saw action with NJD (1a) & Lowell, AHL (15g-20a-35pts)…Made NHL debut Nov. 9, ‘08 vs. Edm…Made AHL debut towards end of 2005-06 season following completion of junior career at Kitchener and Windsor (OHL).
Traded to San Jose by New Jersey with Michael Swift for Jay Leach and Steven Zalewski, February 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Wolfsburg (Germany), August 2, 2011.
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