QSHL First All-Star Team (1947, 1948, 1949) Byng of Vimy Trophy (QSHL MVP) (1947, 1948, 1949) NHL Second All-Star Team (1953) QHL First All-Star Team (1956) Vezina Memorial Trophy (QHL Top Goaltender) (1956) AHL Second All-Star Team (1958)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1951, 1952, 1953)
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