PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 30: An exterior view of Consol Energy Center before the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins at Consol Energy Center on October 30, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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