WCHA Second All-Star Team (1993) WCHA First All-Star Team (1994) WCHA Player of the Year (1994) NCAA West First All-American Team (1994) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1994) Ken McKenzie Trophy (U.S.- Born Rookie of the Year IHL) (1995) IHL Second All-Star Team (1999)
Traded to Los Angeles by NY Islanders for Nick Vachon, November 19, 1996. Signed as a free agent by EHC Berlin (Germany), June 12, 2001.
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