BOSTON, MA - MAY 14: The Boston Bruins skate before Game Seven of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens at the TD Garden on May 14, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/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