OHL First All-Star Team (1997) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (1997)
Missed remainder of 1998-99 season and majority of 1999-2000 due to Meniere's Disease which was diagnosed on March 25, 1999. Claimed by Minnesota from Tampa Bay in Expansion Draft, June 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, August 30, 2001. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to hip injury vs. Anaheim, November 9, 2003.
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday