1000 Games Played

Superstitions and appreciation for Crosby ahead of 1,000th GP

By: Chris Lomon

Sidney Crosby has accumulated a few game-day superstitions along his march to 1,000 NHL games. Some make his teammates laugh, while others make them marvel.

February 18, 2021

Travis Zajac reflects ahead of game No. 1,000

By: Chris Lomon

Ahead of his 1,000th NHL game with the New Jersey Devils, slated for January 31, NHLPA.com caught up with Travis Zajac.

January 28, 2021

Resiliency guides Kesler to milestone game

By: Chris Lomon

For those who know him well, seeing the 34-year-old veteran join some impressive company is certainly cause for celebration.

March 7, 2019

Consummate player and teammate, Bergeron to skate in 1,000th NHL game

By: Chris Lomon

Patrice Bergeron, bus driver? In many ways, that’s exactly what the player on the cusp of a major milestone is.

February 5, 2019

A tribute to Dan Hamhuis' 1,000th NHL game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

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.

January 30, 2018

A tribute to Dustin Brown's 1,000th NHL game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

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.

December 21, 2017

A tribute to Marian Gaborik's 1,000th NHL game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

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.

December 15, 2017

He Never Saw It Coming

By: Chris Lomon

Brian Campbell battled to become an everyday NHL player & now has eclipsed the 1,000 games played milestone

April 6, 2016

A Milestone Achievement For Fisher

By: Chris Lomon

Mike Fisher looks back on his career to date after eclipsing the 1,000 games plateau

March 7, 2016

1,000 Reasons To Celebrate

By: Chris Lomon

Nick Schultz reached the milestone mark of 1,000 NHL games played with his family and friends in attendance

January 22, 2016

Brewer Builds A Milestone Career

By: Chris Lomon

Eric Brewer credits the foundation forged by his family for helping him reach the 1,000 games played mark

March 25, 2015

Alex Tanguay: The Milestone Man

By: Chris Lomon

With his wife & kids at his side, the Avalanche forward was recently honoured as the latest member of the 1,000 games played club

March 10, 2015

1,000 Games & Counting For Hartnell

By: Chris Lomon

After eclipsing the century games played milestone, Scott Hartnell cherishes joining an elite group of players

February 18, 2015

1,000 Games: An Awesome Accomplishment

By: Chris Lomon

Even after 1,000 games played, Martin St. Louis’ teammates know their captain is still at the top of his game

November 20, 2013