LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Los Angeles Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi speaks to the media about the acquisition of Dustin Penner prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Detroit Red Wings at Staples Center on February 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NHLI via 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