CHL First All-Star Team (1974) Ken McKenzie Trophy (Rookie of the Year CHL) (1974) Most Valuable Defenseman CHL (1974) CHL Second All-Star Team (1978)
Signed to a five-game tryout by Tulsa (CHL), January, 1973. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, September, 1974. Traded to Vancouver by Toronto for cash, January 29, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WHA), June, 1978.
You get the right whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.
— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals