VANCOUVER, BC - JANUARY 18: Alexandre Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks, playing his first game after recovering from a broken jaw, stretches in front of Shane O'Brien #55 of the Calgary Flames before their NHL game at Rogers Arena January 18, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via 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