*6 wins shy of 200 in his career
*Made season high 34 saves in 5-3 loss at CHI (12/16) *Earned win in *Appeared in 400th career game vs. NYI (12/9)
*Earned win stopping 25 of 26 shots faced in relief vs. BUF (11/13)
*Made 25 saves at BOS (10/28) for first win since 1/9/14
*Stopped 14-of-16 shots at LA (10/19)...first start since 1/11/14 vs. COL
*Missed three games with illness (12/23-12/29)
MBNA Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award (2007) William M. Jennings Trophy (2007) (shared with Manny Fernandez)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, June 1, 2006.
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