For those who know him well, seeing the 34-year-old veteran join some impressive company is certainly cause for celebration.
Patrice Bergeron, bus driver? In many ways, that’s exactly what the player on the cusp of a major milestone is.
A durable and effective defenceman, Dan Hamhuis got to live out a childhood dream on the way to becoming just the 106th defenceman to reach 1,000 NHL games.
Still a member of the team that gave him his shot in the big leagues, Dustin Brown's march to 1,000 NHL games began as the 13th overall selection by the Los Angeles Kings and is highlighted by two Stanley Cup championships.
Marian Gaborik has had quite the career so far over 1,000 NHL games. NHLPA.com looks back at the first-ever Minnesota Wild draft pick who was also a key player for the 2014 Stanley Cup-winning LA Kings.
Brian Campbell battled to become an everyday NHL player & now has eclipsed the 1,000 games played milestone
Mike Fisher looks back on his career to date after eclipsing the 1,000 games plateau
Nick Schultz reached the milestone mark of 1,000 NHL games played with his family and friends in attendance
Eric Brewer credits the foundation forged by his family for helping him reach the 1,000 games played mark
With his wife & kids at his side, the Avalanche forward was recently honoured as the latest member of the 1,000 games played club
After eclipsing the century games played milestone, Scott Hartnell cherishes joining an elite group of players
Even after 1,000 games played, Martin St. Louis’ teammates know their captain is still at the top of his game