SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 17: Andrew Desjardins #10 of the San Jose Sharks takes a face-off against Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 17, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Nick Lust/NHLI via Getty Images)
You get the right 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