Every player will tell the media they do not care about individual statistics. They will say they only focused on the team because reaching an individual milestone is nowhere near as satisfying as the Stanley Cup but, reaching a famous plateau could be the highlight of a player's career.
NHL players are the least selfish players in the four major sports. They sacrifice their bodies for the team and stick up for one another, putting their long-term health at jeopardy. So when a player reaches a milestone, the hockey community comes together to congratulate that player.
This season the hockey community will come together to celebrate career achievements of some popular players. So here are five milestones that can be reached this season.