Brother of Jeff OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1981) AHL Second All-Star Team (1982) NHL All-Rookie Team (1983) Calder Memorial Trophy (1983)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1990, 1991)
Traded to Hartford by Chicago with Bryan Marchment for Eric Weinrich and Patrick Poulin, November 2, 1993. Traded to NY Rangers by Hartford with Nick Kypreos, Barry Richter and Hartford's 6th round choice (Yuri Litvinov) in 1994 Entry Draft for Darren Turcotte and James Patrick, November 2, 1993.
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