Nearly 18 years after being drafted by the club, Dallas Stars
right wing Jamie Langenbrunner
will play his 1,000th career NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings
at the American Airlines Center on Monday night.
Langenbrunner, 35, has played 435 games for Dallas and 564 games for the New Jersey Devils
. Langenbrunner won the Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars
in 1999 and again with the Devils in 2003 after being traded to New Jersey in 2002. He is the 260th player to reach this milestone following San Jose's Patrick Marleau
, who played his 1,000th game on Monday afternoon in Phoenix.
The Stars will hold a pre-game ceremony to recognize Jamie prior to the puck drop Monday night.
Over the 999 games that Langenbrunner has played, he has scored 232 goals and 388 assists for 620 points. He has also skated in 137 NHL playoff games, posting 86 points (33 goals, 53 assists), including 17 points (10 goals, 17 assists) in 23 games during the Stars' 1999 Stanley Cup victory and 18 points (11 goals, 7 assists) in 24 games during the Devils' 2003 Cup victory. Langenbrunner ranks tied for second all-time in playoff overtime goals with four.
The Cloquet, Minn., native is the 37th American-born player to reach the 1,000-game mark. He ranks 11th in game-winning goals (54) among American-born players and 30th in overall scoring.
Langenbrunner also ranks tied-for-fourth in playoff game-winning goals with 12, and ranks 11th in playoff goal scoring with 33 among American -born players. He captained Team USA in the 2010 Olympics as he helped guide the team to a silver medal finish in Vancouver, collecting one goal and three assists in six games during the tournament. Langenbrunner also represented the United States in the 2004 World Cup and in the 1998 Olympics.
The 6-foot-1, 200-pound right wing ranks tied for 29th in all-time Stars scoring with 235 points (90 goals, 145 assists).
For more on Langenbrunner's milestone, visit JL15.com - 1000th game tribute
Material from team media was used in this report.