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Alex Ovechkin
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Alex Ovechkin  #8

NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: September 17, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: WSH / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
AwardsSeasons
Art Ross Trophy 2007-2008
Calder Memorial Trophy 2005-2006
Hart Memorial Trophy 2007-2008 / 2008-2009 / 2012-2013
Ted Lindsay Award 2007-2008 / 2008-2009 / 2009-2010
Maurice Richard Trophy 2007-2008 / 2008-2009 / 2012-2013 / 2013-2014
2014-15 Scored two goals vs. EDM (1/20) ... Earned two points (1g, 1a) at DAL (1/17) ... Scored two goals at NSH (1/16), marking his 91st career multi-goal game ... Scored the GWG vs. COL (1/12), passing Peter Bondra (73) for first place on the Caps franchise GWG list ... Scored a PPG at PHI (1/8), extending his goal streak to five games (12/29-1/8) ... Scored two power-play goals in his 700th NHL/Capitals game at NYI (11/26) ... Registered two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal in the third period at COL (11/20) ... Tallied his 400th NHL assist on Nicklas Backstrom's overtime goal vs. CAR (11/8) ... Earned two assists vs. CGY (11/2), passing Peter Bondra (825) for first place on the Capitals' franchise point list ... Registered four points, marking his 14th career four-point game vs. ARI (11/2) ... Scored two goals and registered an assist, passing Mike Gartner (392) for second place on the Capitals franchise assists list vs. SJ (10/14).
Olympic All-Star Team (2006) NHL All-Rookie Team (2006) NHL First All-Star Team (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013) Calder Memorial Trophy (2006) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (2008, 2009, 2013, 2014) Art Ross Trophy (2008) Lester B. Pearson Award (2008, 2009) Hart Memorial Trophy (2008, 2009, 2013) Ted Lindsay Award (2010) NHL Second All-Star Team (2011, 2013, 2014) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011) Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (KHL), September 19, 2012. In 2012-13 Ovechkin was voted to the NHL First All-Star Team as a Right wing and voted to the NHL Second All-Star Team as a Left wing.
Quote of the Day

I mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.

— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday