- Missed 21 games due to a hand injury, Nov. 26 to Jan. 12.
- Was placed on IR, Dec. 4 (retroactive to Nov. 25) and activated on Jan. 13.
- Made his Avalanche debut on Nov. 22 vs. Carolina.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Nov. 22.
- Has appeared in four games for the Monsters, recording two points (1g/1a).
- Missed the first month of the season due to injury (hand).
- Appeared in 19 games (0g/2a) with the Calgary Flames over the last two seasons, including 13 games last year (0g/1a).
You get the right 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