TAMPA, FL - MARCH 27: The Tampa Bay Lightning hosted a special bicycle giveaway for fifty underprivileged children from Resources In Community Hope (R.I.C.H. Houses) and the Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) prior to the game against the New York Islanders at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on March 27, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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