RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 28: Jamie McBain #4 of the Carolina Hurricanes dives to stop a shot by Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins during play at PNC Arena on January 28, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/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