With his second assist of the evening on MikeYork's second goal of the game at 12:49 of the second period, New York Rangers' right wing Theoren Fleury became the 61st player in NHL history to collect 1,000 career points.
Fleury, in his 14th NHL season and third with the Rangers, has now tallied 422 goals and 578 assists in 960 career matches with the Rangers, Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche. In 155 career matches with New York, Fleury has tallied 45 goals and 98 assists for 133 points, along with 226 penalty minutes. After spending more than 10 NHL seasons in Calgary and becoming the franchise's all-time scoring leader, he was dealt to Colorado on February 28, 1999 in exchange for Rene Corbet, Wade Belak and Robyn Regehr. That summer, Fleury joined the Rangers after signing as a free agent on July 8, 1999.
A native of Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Fleury was originally Calgary's eighth round choice, 188th overall, in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft.