BOSTON - JANUARY 21: Mark Stuart #45 of the Boston Bruins is interviewed during warm-ups before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the TD Garden on January 21, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)
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