OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 20: Clarke MacArthur #16 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal shorthanded goal with teammates Eric Gryba #62 and Kyle Turris #7 as Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates by at Canadian Tire Centre on March 20, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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