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Alex Ovechkin  #8

Washington Capitals  Right Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: September 17, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: WSH / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
AwardsSeasons
Art Ross Trophy 2007-2008
Calder Memorial Trophy 2005-2006
Hart Memorial Trophy 2007-2008 / 2008-2009 / 2012-2013
Ted Lindsay Award 2007-2008 / 2008-2009 / 2009-2010
Maurice Richard Trophy 2007-2008 / 2008-2009 / 2012-2013 / 2013-2014
2014-15 Earned two assists vs. TB (12/13) ... Scored two goals at TB (12/9) ... Scored the game-winning goal vs. NYI (11/28), tying Peter Bondra (73) for first place on the Capitals franchise game-winning goals list ... Scored two power-play goals in his 700th NHL/Capitals game at NYI (11/26) ... Registered two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal in the third period at COL (11/20) ... Scored two goals vs. CBJ (11/11) ... Tallied his 400th NHL assist on Nicklas Backstrom's overtime goal vs. CAR (11/8) ... Earned two assists vs. CGY (11/2), passing Peter Bondra (825) for first place on the Capitals' franchise point list ... Registered four points, marking his 14th career four-point game vs. ARI (11/2) ... Scored a goal 34 seconds in to the first period vs. NJ (10/16) ... Scored two goals and registered an assist, passing Mike Gartner (392) for second place on the Capitals franchise assists list vs. SJ (10/14) ... Scored two goals at BOS (10/11).
Olympic All-Star Team (2006) NHL All-Rookie Team (2006) NHL First All-Star Team (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013) Calder Memorial Trophy (2006) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (2008, 2009, 2013, 2014) Art Ross Trophy (2008) Lester B. Pearson Award (2008, 2009) Hart Memorial Trophy (2008, 2009, 2013) Ted Lindsay Award (2010) NHL Second All-Star Team (2011, 2013, 2014) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011) Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (KHL), September 19, 2012. In 2012-13 Ovechkin was voted to the NHL First All-Star Team as a Right wing and voted to the NHL Second All-Star Team as a Left wing.
Quote of the Day

I might have blacked out. I was pretty pumped.

— New Jersey Devils rookie goalie Keith Kinkaid on his first NHL win Friday against the Tampa Bay Lightning
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series