Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 27, 2009. Traded to Carolina by Vancouver with Vancouver's 4th round choice (Josh Wesley) in 2014 Entry Draft for Zac Dalpe and Jeremy Welsh, September 29, 2013.
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday