CALGARY, CANADA - JANUARY 26: Miikka Kiprusoff #34 of the Calgary Flames makes the save on Taylor Hall #4 of the Edmonton Oilers in first period play NHL action on January 26, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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