Traded to Winnipeg by NY Rangers for Guy Larose, January 22, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 8, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, August 10, 1993. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 31, 1997. Loaned to Houston (IHL) by St. Louis, November 11, 1999.
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