EDMONTON, CANADA - FEBRUARY 12: Magnus Paajarvi #91 of the Edmonton Oilers looks for an opportunity in front of Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars during the NHL game at Rexall Place on February 12, 2013 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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