Alex Ovechkin has become just the eighth player in NHL history to win the Hart Memorial Trophy as hockey's most valuable player three or more times in his career.
Coach Adam Oates talks about the star winger's progress leading up to the NHL's award presentation. Alex Ovechkin is a finalist for both the Hart Memorial Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award, the winners will be announced Saturday evening.
Alex Ovechkin is glad to receive recognition for his successful regular season by being named a finalist for the Hart Trophy but remains focused on the the Capitals' task at hand against the Rangers.
The Caps star won the award back-to-back years in 2008 and 2009.