OHL All-Rookie Team (1994) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1995) OHL Second All-Star Team (1996) AHL Second All-Star Team (1998)
Traded to NY Islanders by Toronto with Darby Hendrickson, Kenny Jonsson and Toronto's 1st round choice (Roberto Luongo) in 1997 Entry Draft for Wendel Clark, Mathieu Schneider and D.J. Smith, March 13, 1996. Claimed on waivers by Nashville from NY Islanders, May 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Providence (AHL), October 11, 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