LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Los Angeles Kings warms up prior to the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Staples Center on February 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Evan Gole/NHLI via Getty Images)
You get the right 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