ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 10: Saku Koivu #11 of the Anaheim Ducks scores at 1:30 of the first period against the Dallas Stars and is joined by Toni Lydman #32 at the Honda Center on January 10, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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