MONTREAL, CANADA - MARCH 30: Kyra Bhakti of Pickering, Ontario holds a sign supporting her favourite Montreal Canadiens prior to the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre on March 30, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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