Stanley Cup Finals - Pittsburgh Penguins v Detroit Red Wings - Game One
DETROIT - MAY 30: A member of the Pittsburgh Penguins practices prior to Game 1 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on May 30, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/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