Shoulder patches celebrating the Montreal Canadiens' 100th year, and the Edmonton Oilers' 30th year in the NHL are displayed on each team's respective jersey during a game between the two teams at Rexall Place on February 11, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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