TAMPA, Fl. - NOVEMBER 7: Mark Arcobello #26 of the Edmonton Oilers skates with the puck against Brett Connolly #14 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period at Tampa Bay Times Forum on November 7, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/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