Recorded a professional career-best 41 points (15 goals, 26 assists) in 37 games with Binghamton (AHL) last season.
2013-14: Recorded the first goal (and point) of his NHL career on Jan. 4 at Montreal (4-3 OT win) ... Sustained a left shoulder injury during practice on Jan. 20 causing him to miss the team s next eight regular season games before being re-assigned to Binghamton ahead of the NHL s Olympic break on Feb. 8 ... Following his second recall on March 23, he remained with the Senators for the balance of the season ... Tallied the first four goals of his NHL career, all of which occurred on the road, the first three of which were scored against former NHL All-Stars (Price, Luongo, Lundqvist).
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (16x) last: Jan. 31 vs Arizona (7-2 win); Assists: 2 (2x) last: Jan. 13 at Dallas (5-4 loss); Points: 2 (3x) last: (1-1), Jan. 31 vs Arizona (7-2 win)
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