The game was halted to mark Sakic's accomplishment. Sakic, 37, is the sixth player to score that many points for one franchise. He's in his 18th season with Colorado/Quebec. Sakic's 922 assists rank 15th on the NHL's all-time list.
Washington won 5-3.
Sakic's first point came on an assist against Hartford (now the Carolina Hurricanes) on Oct. 6, 1988.