Mike Rupp of the New Jersey Devils checks Aaron Voros of the New York Rangers into the boards at the Prudential Center on November 12, 2008 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