VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 14: Hockey fans photograph 2010 Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals won Roberto Luongo, Ryan Kesler and Samil Salo of the Vancouver Canucks on display before the game against the Calgary Flames at General Motors Place on March 14, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)
You get the right 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