CHICAGO - OCTOBER 20: Chicago Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville wears a lavender tie in honor of Hockey Fights Cancer night during a game against the Vancouver Canucks on October 20, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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