ANAHEIM, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Daniel Winnik #34 of the Anaheim Ducks is pursued by Zbynek Michalek #4 of the Phoenix Coyotes for the puck in the first period at Honda Center on November 6, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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