GAME HIGHS: Goals: 1 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 7
CAREER: In the 1st year of a 6-year contract...2014 Olympic Silver with Sweden...Represented Sweden at 2012 and 2010 WCs (bronze)...2009 Red Wings Rookie of the Year by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association...2008 AHL All-Star.
2014-15: Was a season-best +3 on 11/14 vs. CHI after playing a season-high 24:50...Picked up 1st point of the season on 10/18 vs. TOR.
OTHER: Was the final player chosen in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft (291st overall)...His brother, Jimmie, has played in over 400 SHL games and was the lone non-NHL player on the 2014 Swedish Olympic Team.
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