2014-15: Tied career high with three points, including 100th career NHL goal (2-1-3) 12/18 vs. WSH... Had three points (2-1-3) 11/14 at PHI... Had two goals 11/4 vs. CAR... Set career high assist streak and tied career high point streak with 3-6-9 in six straight games from 10/9-10/23.
2013-14: Scored GWG 2:49 into overtime in Game 4 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series vs. PIT on 4/26 to give Columbus the first home playoff victory in franchise history... Scored career-high 18th goal 3/21 vs. NYR... Skated in 400th career NHL game 10/12 vs. BOS.
Career: Recorded 100th career NHL assist 4/17/13 at ANA... Scored 1st career NHL goal 10/18/07 vs. MTL (opposing goalie: C. Price) Made NHL debut 10/3/07 at TOR Spent 3 seasons in OHL with Sudbury (196 GP; 65-131-196)... Member of U.S. National Development Team in 2003-04.
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