PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 01: Sean Couturier #14, Steve Downie #9, and Matt Read #24 of the Philadelphia Flyers celebrate Couturier's first period goal against the New York Rangers on March 1, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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