CCHA Second All-Star Team (1998) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1998) Ken McKenzie Trophy (Outstanding U.S.- Born Rookie IHL) (2000) IHL Second All-Star Team (2001)
Traded to Nashville by NY Islanders for Nashville's 4th round choice (Johan Halvardsson) in 1999 Entry Draft, April 14, 1999. Traded to Dallas by Nashvlle with future considerations for Jon Sim, February 17, 2003. Suspended by Dallas for violating terms of contract, December 3, 2003.
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