OHL Second All-Star Team (1996)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 1, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to hand injury vs. Vancouver, October 20, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 10, 2009.
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