Traded to Providence (AHL) by NY Rangers with Moe Morris, cash and future considerations (Buck Davies, June, 1949) for Allan Stanley, December 9, 1948. Traded to NY Rangers by Providence (AHL) for Orville LaValle and Sheldon Bloomer, August 16, 1950. Signed as a free agent by Saskatoon (WHL), October 19, 1954.
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