|BIRTHPLACE:||Calgary, AB, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||WSH: 2004-29 overall|
|* A finalist for the Norris Memorial Trophy as the league's top defenseman
* Tied for second among all NHL defensemen with 9 points (1g-8a)
* Had three assists in Game 1 vs. NYR, the best single-game assist and point total of his playoff career
Finished second in the voting for the Norris Trophy and was the top vote-getter among defensemen on the NHL First All-Star Team … Third on the team in goals (31) and fourth in points (73) and assists (42) … Led all defensemen and ranked seventh in the NHL (minimum 20 GP) with 1.07 points per game … Had eight more
goals and nine more points than any other NHL defenseman despite missing 14 games due to injury … Had the most goals by an NHL defenseman since former Capital Kevin Hatcher had 34 in 1992-93 … Had the most points by an NHL defenseman since 2005-06 (Nicklas Lidstrom, 80) … Point total ranked fourth in Capitals history for a defenseman … Just the seventh defenseman in NHL history to score 30 goals in a season and the first to do it while playing fewer than 70 games … At 23, the youngest defenseman with 30 goals since Paul Coffey in 1983-84 … His eight-game goal streak (1/27—2/14) set an NHL record for a defenseman and matched the longest streak in the NHL since 1997-98 (Teemu Selanne, 11 games) … Finished second on the team with a +24 rating … Led the team and ranked seventh in the league in ice time (25:45) … Led the team in ice time in 52 of his 66 games … Fourth in the league with 18 PPGs, the Capitals record (and one shy of the NHL record) for PPGs by a defenseman … His 1.07 points per game were the most by a defenseman since 1994-95 (Paul Coffey, 1.29) … Second on the team and fourth among NHL defensemen with 243 shots … Won the Espo Award as the best defenseman in the league from Phil Esposito on NHL Home Ice … Voted the league’s top defenseman by a panel of reporters assembled by USA Today … Named to the Sporting News’ All-NHL team by a vote of league coaches and executives … Team went 43-16-7 with him in the lineup; 7-7-0 without him …Team was 20-4-2 when he scored a goal and 33-5-4 when he registered a point …Second on the team with 24 multiple-point games, including five two-goal games
… Shared the team lead with seven game-winning assists … Scored three goals in three games vs. NYR … Had six goals in six games vs. TB, his most goals vs.any one team … Had 64 points (28g-36a) and a +23 rating in his last 56 games …Finished second among all NHL players in February scoring (20 points in 13 GP); named the NHL’s Second Star of the month … Had the quickest back-to-back goals by one Capital on the season 0:52 on 10/10 at ATL … Scored the GWG and added an assist 10/13 vs. VAN… Led the team in blocked shots nine times, including a season-high six 1/6 vs. PHI … Scored the GWG and added another goal and an assist 2/7 vs. FLA … Played in all 14 Stanley Cup playoff games against NYR and PIT, recording nine points (1g-8a) … Tied for fifth among NHL defensemen with nine points through two rounds … Recorded a four-game assist streak (4a) from 5/4—5/9.
Posted 56 points (18g-38a) in 82 games and was one of four Capitals to play in every game … Finished first among Caps defensemen, third on the team and seventh among NHL defensemen in scoring … Paced NHL defensemen and ranked fourth on the team with 18 goals … The youngest defenseman to lead the NHL in goals in 25 years, since Paul Coffey … With Alex Ovechkin, part of the first pair of teammates to lead the NHL in overall goals and goals by a defenseman since Mario Lemieux and Coffey in 1988-89 … Named a Sporting News First-Team All-Star in a vote of his peers … Finished seventh in the voting for the Norris Trophy … Second on the team and third among NHL defensemen with 234 shots … Averaged team-high 23:38 TOI, including leading the team in ice time in 33 of the team’s final 53 games … Third-best on the team with eight PPGs … Tied for second with four GWGs … Posted 62 PIM (sixth on team) … Recorded 32 points at home (10g-22a) and 24 points (8g-14a) away from Verizon Center … Posted 23 points (8g-15a) on the power play … Washington was 28-7-2 when Green recorded a point, 11-4-0 when he scored a goal … Recorded five points (3g-2a) in overtime … Scored season-best 14 points (6g-8a) in January … Recorded three multiple-goal games and 16 multiple-point games … Posted 15 goals and 49 points in 61 games under Bruce Boudreau … Wrapped up the regular season on a five-game point streak, netting seven points from 3/27-4/5 … Posted team-high 33:59 TOI (2/20 vs. TB) … Holds the Caps single-season record for OT goals (3) and the Caps career record for OT goals by a defenseman (3) … Recorded the most points for a Caps defensemen since Sergei Gonchar's 49 in 2003-04 and the most goals since Gonchar had 18 in 2002-03 … Played in his 100th NHL game vs. TB (10/24) … Posted a pair of goals at STL (10/27) … Notched goals in back-to-back games (11/23-11/24) … Scored two goals against ATL (12/8) … Recorded three points (1g-2a), including game-winning goal vs. NYR (12/12) … Tallied a pair of goals and added an assist at OTT (1/1) … Scored game-winner and added two assists at MTL (1/5) … Recorded six points (3g-3a) in four games (1/13-1/19) … Tallied a pair of assists vs. MTL (1/31) … Scored 11 points in 13 games from 2/6-3/3, helping Washington post a 6-4-3 record in that span … Notched a pair of assists vs. CGY (3/12) … Posted two helpers in consecutive games (4/1-4/3) … Played in all seven ECQF games against PHI, recording seven points (3g-4a) and 15 PIM … Scored two third-period goals in Game 1 … Had points in three straight games in Games 3-5 (1g-4a) … Shared the league lead in goals and points by a defenseman in the first round … Led the team and ranked fifth among NHL skaters in first-round ice time (26:58).
2006-07: Played 70 games in his first full NHL season and recorded 12 points (2g-10a) with 15:29 of average ice time … Tied for fourth in points among defensemen … Posted nine of his 12 points at home (1g-8a) and was +3 at Verizon Center … Recorded six of his 10 assists on the power play … Eight of his 12 points came in the first period (1g-7a) … Scored his goals in back-to-back games, 10/21 vs. TB and 10/25 at COL … Recorded game-winning assist vs. DAL (11/30) … Was the lone rookie defenseman on the Eastern Conference NHL YoungStars team, posting three assists and a +2 rating … Played in 12 regular-season games for Hershey (AHL) with three goals and five assists … Finished with a +8 rating for Hershey … Posted 16 points (7g-9a) in 19 playoff games with Hershey … Led all defensemen and tied for 16th in the league in playoff scoring … Tied for second on Hershey in playoff goals and tied for third in playoff points.
2005-06: Made his NHL debut on his 20th birthday, 10/12 at CAR … Averaged nearly 15 minutes per game (14:53) in 22 appearances for the Capitals … Recorded his first career goal, Washington’s first of the game, in a 4-1 win vs. TOR (2/3) … Posted assists in back-to-back games 3/4 at ATL and 3/6 vs. NYI … Finished with an even plus/minus rating in his 11 games with Washington from 1/31-3/8 … Named to the AHL All-Rookie Team for his efforts in Hershey, the first Capitals prospect ever to earn that honor … Led AHL rookie defensemen and ranked 11th among all AHL defensemen with 43 points (9g-34a) in 56 games … Finished seventh on Hershey in scoring … Had three PPGs and two GWGs for the Bears … Was named the CCM Vector AHL Player of the Week for the week ending 4/16 … Played all 21 games in Hershey’s run to the Calder Cup … Recorded 18 points in the playoffs (3g-15a), which ranked 11th among AHL players, second among rookies and second among defensemen … Led Hershey defensemen in scoring and was fourth on the team.
2008: Represented Canada in the 2008 World Championship and led the tournament in scoring by a defenseman with 12 points (4g-8a) … Helped guide Canada to a second-place finish … Was named to the all-tournament team.
Had 172 points (37g-135a) in his 267-game WHL career.
2004-05: Played in 67 games for Saskatoon (WHL), where he led all defensemen and finished tied for 19th in the league in scoring with 66 points (14g-52a) … Made the WHL East First All-Star Team … His 52 assists were tied for third in the league and his plus/minus rating of +36 was tied for fourth in the league … Had 105 PIM and led the Blades to a 37-23-6-6 record, good for second in the East Division.
2003-04: Led the team in assists (25) and was second in goals (14) and points (39) in 59 GP … Led Saskatoon defensemen in scoring.
2002-03: Second among Blades defensemen with 42 points (6g-36a).
2001-02: Played 62 games as a WHL rookie, recording 23 points (3g-20a).
2000-01: First joined the Blades for seven games as a 15-year-old, recording two assists.
Selected by Washington in the first round, 29th overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft.
Enjoys golf … Learning to play the guitar and drums … Favorite sport is Ultimate Fighting and favorite athlete is Chuck Lidell … Launched Green’s Gang this season, in which he purchases seven season tickets to Capitals home games and donates them to area youth through Most Valuable Kids.