NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 31: Goalie Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Prudential Center on December 31, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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