"Ovechkin just doesn't sit on the outside and take one-timers. He's in front of the net. he goes behind. He does a lot of wraps. He's a special player because he's an aggressive player. That's why I think he's the best player, because he's an aggressive player. He's not just a pure sniper who sits on the outside all day."
— - Lightning head coach Rick Tocchet on the League's best player