OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1968) CHL First All-Star Team (1970) Scoring Leader CHL (1970)
Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers with Andre Dupont and Mike Murphy for Gene Carr, Jim Lorentz and Wayne Connelly, November 15, 1971. Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis for Glen Sather and Rene Villemure, October 28, 1973. Claimed by Washington from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974.
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