OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1962) OHA-Jr. - MVP (1962) Bill Masterton Trophy (1970)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974)
Traded to Boston by Detroit for Parker MacDonald, December 30, 1965. Traded to Chicago by Boston with Jack Norris and Gilles Marotte for Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge and Fred Stanfield, May 15, 1967. Traded to Vancouver by Chicago for future considerations (Murray Bannerman, May 27, 1978), November 4, 1977.
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