Traded to Winnipeg by Hartford for Randy Cunneyworth, December 13, 1989. Traded to Washington by Winnipeg for Mike Lalor, March 2, 1992. Traded to Quebec by Washington with Reggie Savage for Mike Hough, June 20, 1993. Suffered eventual career-ending back injury in game vs. Vancouver, November 23, 1993.
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