Career: Made NHL debut on 11/4/11 vs. CGY… Scored 1st career NHL goal on 11/8/11 vs. WPG (Pavelec)… Scored 1st career GWG on 3/19/12 at TBL (Roloson)... Made pro (AHL) debut on 10/9/10 with Portland at Manchester... Scored 1st career AHL goal on 11/3/10 at Charlotte (Pogge)... Spent 3 seasons (2007-10) with MSU Spartans (CCHA/NCAA), recording 100GP-29G-41A-70P… Named CCHA 2nd Team All-Star in 2009-10 (37GP-20G-22A-42P)… Won Clark Cup in '07 with Sioux Falls; led USHL in playoff scoring (8GP-4G-9A-13P)... Won the Ron Woody Award as USHL All-Star Game MVP in 2007 after scoring 2 goals for Team West. 2013-14: LeadsCBJ in +/- (+11).... Scored 1st goal for CBJ, 12/23 at CAR (Peters)... Notched 1st career multi-point game (2A) and recorded a career-best +3 rating on 12/21 vs. PHI. 2012-13: Tallied 2G-2A-4P in 6GP with Rochester (AHL)… Missed majority of the season with knee injury. Personal: Favorite player growing up: Steve Yzerman... Favorite TV show: Homeland... Favorite NFL team: Lions.
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