WHL East First All-Star Team (1985) NHL All-Rookie Team (1986)
Traded to Calgary by Hartford with Shane Churla for Neil Sheehy, Carey Wilson and the rights to Lane MacDonald, January 3, 1988. Traded to Vancouver by Calgary for Ron Stern and Kevan Guy, March 5, 1991. Missed majority of 1997-98 due to knee injury vs. Dallas, December 27, 1997.
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