Marian Hossa, back where his career began in Ottawa, had two points in regulation to become the fourth active player in the NHL with 1,000 career points. His 1,000th point gave the Blackhawks a 4-3 lead in the third period.
Thursday night is the 1,100th game in Hossa’s NHL career, and he has 466 goals with 534 assists.
Jaromir Jagr (1,762), Joe Thornton (1,204) and Jarome Iginla (1,174) are the other three active players to have reached the 1,000 point benchmark. Hossa leads all active players with 30 career short-handed goals and ranks fifth with 74 game-winning goals.