CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 10: TJ Brodie #66 of the Calgary Flames takes a two minute penalty for tripping on Brad Richardson #15 of the Los Angeles Kings in first period NHL action on October 10, 2010 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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