- Scored his 27th goal of the season on Jan. 29 vs. DET
- Ranks fourth in the NHL for goals with 27 and is 12th for points with 46
- Scored his 250th career goal on Dec. 9 vs. CBJ, becoming the 10th youngest player to reach that milestone
- Recorded a six-game point streak (four goals, five assists) from Nov. 8 vs. CBJ - Nov. 17 at NYR
OHL Second All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2008) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (2010) (tied with Sidney Crosby) NHL Second All-Star Team (2011, 2012) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (2012)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2012)
Missed majority of 2013-14 due to leg injury at Boston, November 11, 2013.
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