2014-15: Scored a goal and assist on Jan. 29 vs. ANA Potted an assist and +1 rating on Jan. 15 vs. TOR Picked up an assist on Jan. 6 at MIN Scored a goal on Dec. 18 vs. EDM Picked up an assist on Dec. 9 vs. EDM Registered two assists and a +2 rating on Dec. 4 vs. BOS Picked up an assist on Nov. 29 vs. ANA Owned a four-game point streak (3g-2a) from Oct. 30 at MIN thru Nov. 8 at DAL, including a career-high three-game goal streak Had a goal and assist on Nov. 8 at DAL Potted a goal on Nov. 6 vs. VAN Scored first goal of the season on Nov. 1 vs. NYI Tallied an assist against his old team on Oct. 30 at MIN Recorded a fighting major (Getzlaf) on Oct. 26 at ANA Played his first game of the season on Oct. 21 at BOS, registering a shot and 2 hits in 13:29 of ice time Assigned to Worcester on a conditioning assignment on Oct. 17
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2007)
Missed 2010-11 and majority of 2011-12 due to off-season knee injury, September 4. 2010. Traded to San Jose by Minnesota for San Jose's 3rd round choice (Kurtis Gabriel) in 2013 Entry Draft, August 7, 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