Traded to Boston by NY Rangers for Glen Featherstone, August 19, 1994. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Boston, March 23, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 18, 1996. Traded to Edmonton by Philadelphia for Valeri Zelepukin, October 5, 1998. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 11, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Newcastle (Britain), December 9, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Atlantic City (ECHL), December 7, 2001..
You get the right 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