AHL All-Rookie Team (1997)
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 11, 1999. Traded to Phoenix by Edmonton for Rob Murray, November 30, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 28, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Asiago (Italy), August 18, 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