DETROIT, MI - APRIL 24: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins and Danny DeKeyser #65 of the Detroit Red Wings battle for the puck during Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 24, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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