Traded to Erie (OHL) by Windsor (OHL) with Stephen Valiquette for Craig Jolbert, Jason Polera and Jeff Kapitanchuk, December 17, 1997. Traded to Sarnia (OHL) by Erie (OHL) for Andrew Proskurnicki, Juliys Halfkenny and Sarnia's 4th round choice (Bryan Sansom) in 2000 OHL Priority Draft, January 12, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Boston, June 21, 1999. Missed majority of 1999-2000 and 2000-01 due to knee injury suffered in practice, December 22, 1999.
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