NHL Second All-Star Team (1942)
Traded to Detroit by Buffalo (IHL) for Gamey Lederman and Lloyd Gross, January 9, 1935. Traded to Toronto by Detroit for Bill Thomson and $10,000, December 19, 1938. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for cash, November, 1943.
You get the right 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