GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 07: Goaltender Reto Berra #29 of the Calgary Flames stretches along side of Antoine Vermette #50 of the Phoenix Coyotes as both teams prepare for the start of their game at Jobing.com Arena on January 7, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via 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