QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2005) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2006) QMJHL Player of the Year (2006) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2006) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (2006) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2006) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup - MVP) (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), July 11, 2008. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), July 2, 2012.
You get the right 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