EAHL Second All-Star Team (1936) George L. Davis Jr. Trophy (fewest goals against EAHL) (1936) IAHL First All-Star Team (1938) NHL First All-Star Team (1939, 1942) Calder Trophy (1939) Vezina Trophy (1939, 1942) NHL Second All-Star Team (1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1939, 1947, 1948)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 27, 1938. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, September 8, 1949.
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