Played in NHL All-Star Game (1977)
Traded to Minnesota by Los Angeles for Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Steve Clippingdale) in 1976 Amateur Draft, August 15, 1975. Traded to Winnipeg by Minnesota for Craig Levie and Tom Ward, August 3, 1983. Traded to Philadelphia by Winnipeg for future considerations, October 16, 1984.
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