CCHA Second All-Star Team (2004) CCHA First All-Star Team (2005, 2006) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2006) AHL All-Rookie Team (2007) AHL Second All-Star Team (2007)
Traded to Anaheim by Atlanta with future considerations for Evgeny Artyukhin, March 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 12, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), June 2, 2012.
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