ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 28: A general view of the exterior of Honda Center is seen prior to the start of the game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Anaheim Ducks on December 28, 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