CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens hits the ice trying to control the puck under pressure from Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on April 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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