WCHA First All-Star Team (2007) AHL Second All-Star Team (2010)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 2, 2011. Traded to Vancouver by Anaheim for Sebastian Erixon, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July 6, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 2, 2014.
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