CALGARY, CANADA - FEBRUARY 15: Jake Allen #34 of the St. Louis Blues stops the shot of Curtis Glencross #20 of the Calgary Flames during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 15, 2013 in Calgary, 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