The day before Super Bowl XLIX, Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins wears a New England Patriots hat during warm-ups before the game against the Los Angeles Kings at the TD Garden on January 31, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Steve Babineau/NHLI)
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