USHL First All-Star Team (2006) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2007) WCHA Rookie of the Year (2007) NCAA Rookie of the Year (2007) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2008)
Claimed on waivers by Carolina from Philadelphia, November 29, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Innsbruck (Austria), October 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Klagenfurt (Austria), October 21, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), November 13, 2013.
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