NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 30: Jordin Tootoo #22 of the Nashville Predators warms up prior to a game against the Los Angeles Kings on March 30, 2010 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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