PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 09: A general view of the exterior of the Wells Fargo Center before the game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Philadelphia Flyers on November 9, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
You get the right 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