WINNIPEG, MB - FEBRUARY 27: Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets gets a glove in the face as teammate Bryan Little #18 tries to hold on to David Moss #18 of the Phoenix Coyotes during a shoving match in first period action in an NHL game at the MTS Centre on February 27, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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