- Made his season debut on Nov. 22 vs. Carolina, tallying one assist.
- Is the first player in franchise history to wear #81.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Nov. 22.
- Has appeared in three games for the Monsters, recording two points (1g/1a).
- Missed the first month of the season due to injury (knee).
- Has played in 89 career NHL games, mostly with Dallas, totaling 17 points (7g/10a).
- Appeared in two games for the Avalanche in 2012-13.
- Spent the entire 2013-14 season with Kazan in the KHL.
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