Son of Rags
Missed remainder of 1989-90 due to wrist injury vs. Quebec, November 4, 1989. Traded to Quebec by St. Louis with Tony Twist and Andy Rymsha for Darin Kimble, February 4, 1991. Traded to Tampa Bay by Quebec for Martin Simard, Steve Tuttle and Michel Mongeau, February 12, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, January 1, 1994.
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