QMJHL All-Rookie Team (1991) QMJHL - Offensive Rookie of the Year) (1991) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1993) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1993) Dudley ``Red'' Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (1994)
Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Traded to Calgary by Colorado with Wade Belak, Robyn Regehr and Colorado's 2nd round compensatory choice (Jarret Stoll) in 2000 Entry Draft for Theoren Fleury and Chris Dingman, February 28, 1999. Traded to Pittsburgh by Calgary with Tyler Moss for Brad Werenka, March 14, 2000.
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