AHL Second All-Star Team (1998)
Rights transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, September 10, 1996. Claimed by Nashville from Tampa Bay in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Florida, September 20, 1999. Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to knee injury vs. Rochester (AHL), January 8, 2000.
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