2014-15: Skated in 13:11 in his NHL debut vs. CGY, Nov. 29 Recalled from Portland (AHL), Nov. 28 Collected 4-10-14 in 19 games with the Pirates this season Led the team in assists and ranked 2nd in points at the time of his recall.
2013-14: Registered 13-15-28 and 31 PIM in 52 games with Portland Tallied 3 2-goal games.
NOTES: Posted 58-76-134 in 69 games with Tri-City (WHL) in 2011-12 His 134 points marked the highest point total by a WHL player since the 1998-99 season Won the Bob Clarke Trophy as the WHL s leading scorer.
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