WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 03: Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames warms up before a game against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on January 3, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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