NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 13: Starting goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils takes the ice for pregame warmups prior to the final game of the 2013-2014 NHL season against the Boston Bruins at the Prudential Center on April 13, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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