GAME HIGHS: Goals: 1 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 4
CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 2-year contract...2011 AHL All-Rookie Team...2010 WCHA Defensive Player of the Year, WCHA First All-Star Team, NCAA West First All-American Team and Hobey Baker Award Finalist.
2014-15: Missed five games with a hand injury, 11/20-11/28...Recorded his 4th career multi-pt. game with 2 assists on 11/18 at CBJ...Registered DET's 1st fighting major of the season on 11/18 at CBJ (Nick Foligno)...Scored his 1st goal of the season on 11/7 vs. NJ...Played a season-high 24:55 on 11/2 at BUF.
OTHER: Brendan has two brothers: Rory plays professional lacrosse for the NLL's Vancouver Stealth and Reilly is a forward for BOS...Recorded 87 points (26-61-87) in 96 games with Wisconsin Badgers from 2007-10.
WCHA First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA West First All-American Team (2010) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2010) AHL All-Rookie Team (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