GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 04: Jason LaBarbera #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes cools off after taking part in pre-game warm ups prior to facing the Columbus Blue Jackets on January 4, 2011 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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