PIJHL First All-Star Team (2000) PIJHL Rookie of the Year (2000) BCHL First All-Star Team (2002) BCHL MVP (2002) Canadian Junior "A" Player of the Year (2002) CCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2003) CCHA Rookie of the Year (2003) CCHA First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2005)
Traded to NY Islanders by Los Angeles with Denis Grebeshkov for Mark Parrish and Brent Sopel, March 8, 2006. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), July 6, 2011.
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