CHICAGO - APRIL 12: (L-R) Patrick Kane #88 and Brian Campbell #51 of the Chicago Blackhawks acknowledge the fans from the ice after their 3-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center on April 12, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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