NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 22: Goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators suits up prior to a game against the Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena on February 22, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/NHLI via 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