WINNIPEG, MB - OCTOBER 13: Jim Slater #19 of the Winnipeg Jets and goaltender Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils take part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action at the MTS Centre on October 13, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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