DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 10: Derek Morris #53 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates his first period goal with Keith Yandle #3, Shane Doan #19 and Antoine Vermette #50 while playing the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on October 10, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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