MOST GOALS IN A GAME: 2 - Dec. 2/14 at WSH
MOST ASSISTS IN A GAME: 3 - Twice - Latest Nov. 13/14 at EDM
MOST POINTS IN A GAME: 3 - 3x - Latest Dec. 2/14 at WSH: 2-1-3
GAME-WINNING GOALS: 3 - Latest Dec. 2/14 at WSH
POWER PLAY GOALS: 3 - Latest Dec. 2/14 at WSH
OVERTIME POINTS: 2-0-2
PENALTY SHOT RECORD:
-Surpassed the 500 career assists mark after recording three assists, Oct. 11 vs. EDM
-Played in his 1000th career game, Nov. 23 vs CHI
-Tied Markus Naslund for most PPG in franchise history (114), Dec. 2 at WSH
Brother of Henrik EJC-A All-Star Team (1998) EJC-A Best Forward (1998) Sweden Elite League Player of the Year Award (1999)
NHL Second All-Star Team (2010) NHL First All-Star Team (2011) Art Ross Trophy (2011) Ted Lindsay Award (2011)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2012)
Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), September 18, 2004.
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