WCHA Second All-Star Team (1980) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1980) WCHA First All-Star Team (1981) NCAA West First All-American Team (1981)
Traded to Los Angeles by Pittsburgh for Los Angeles' 6th round choice (Stuart Marston) in 1985 Entry Draft, October 15, 1983. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 11, 1984.
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