Teemu Selanne of the Anaheim Ducks and Brad Lukowich of the San Jose Sharks vie for position in the low slot in the first period during the NHL game at Honda Center on March 15, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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