ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 28: (L-R) Goaltender Darcy Kuemper #35 of the Minnesota Wild defends, as Ryan Suter #20 of the Wild and Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks battle for the puck in the first period at Honda Center on January 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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