Signed as a free agent by Nashville, June 1, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), August 6, 2009. Loaned to Jyvaskyla (Finland) by Farjestad (Sweden), January 29, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), November 7, 2011.
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