NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Taylor Pyatt #14 of the New York Rangers is checked by Frazer McLaren #38 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during their game at Madison Square Garden on April 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/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