Ken McKenzie Trophy (U.S.- Born Rookie of the Year IHL) (1998)
Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), November 10, 2001. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 16, 2002. Claimed on waivers by Chicago from St. Louis, February 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 23, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Hannover (Germany), June 19, 2006.
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