MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 28: Stand-up comic Michel Mpambara, spokesman of the fourth annual Bell 'Let's Talk' day to raise awareness around mental health issues, gives a flyer to a young fan of the Montreal Canadiens, before the game against the Carolina Hurricanes during the NHL game on January 28, 2014 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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