OMJHL First All-Star Team (1974, 1975) AHL Second All-Star Team (1976) NHL Second All-Star Team (1978, 1980) Shared Vezina Trophy with Bob Sauve (1980)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980, 1982)
Traded to Calgary by Buffalo with Richie Dunn, Buffalo's 2nd round choice (Richard Kromm) in 1982 Entry Draft and Buffalo's 1st round choice (Dan Quinn) in 1983 Entry Draft for Calgary's 1st (Paul Cyr) and 2nd (Jens Johansson) round choices in 1982 Entry Draft and Calgary's 1st (Normand Lacombe) and 2nd (John Tucker) round choices in 1983 Entry Draft, June 9, 1982. Traded to Toronto by Calgary for Toronto's 4th round choice (Tim Harris) in 1987 Entry Draft, May 29, 1985.
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