2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic - Practice Day And Family Skate
VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 1: Vancouver Canucks players and staff pose for a team picture before practice for the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic against the Ottawa Senators at BC Place Stadium March 1, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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