PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 8: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins makes a save in the first period as Derick Brassard #16 of the Columbus Blue Jackets moves in for a rebound opportunity on February 8, 2011 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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