2014-15: Has hit a career single-season highs w/8 goals and 27 points already this season ... Has 1-3=4 totals in 3 of his last 5 games w/an assist 1/15 vs NYR, 1-1=2 totals 1/20 in DAL and an assist 1/29 at NYI ... Set a career-high for goals in a game with 2-1=3 totals 12/21 vs BUF ... Multi-pt gms: 7 Inj: 0
Tm Rec in Lineup: 26-16-7 ... Out: 0-0-0 ... w/G: 6-1-0 ... w/A: 12-1-3 ... w/Pt: 12-2-3 ... PP Pts: 4-4=8 ... GW Pts: 2-6=8
Fun Facts: Tied his career-high for points in a game with 3 3-point efforts this season ... Has taken 6 SOG in 4 games this season which ties a career-high for shots in a game he had taken just once in his 1st 139 NHL games ... Notched his 1st NHL fight on 1/21 vs. COL's Gabriel Landeskog
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