QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1990) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1991) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (1991) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1991)
Signed as a free agent by Kloten (Swiss), October 13, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, August 3, 2005. Missed remainder of 2006-07 due to back injury vs. Dallas, December 27, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, August 3, 2007. Officially anounced his retirement, September 24, 2009.
You get the right the 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