Alex Ovechkin is a dominant physical specimen. In the first round against Boston, he made Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg look like a rag doll on two separate occasions, and in Game 7 against the Rangers on Saturday night, he did the same to defenseman Dan Girardi.
Stop trying to hit No. 8 of the Capitals. It's not going to work.
(Also, solid work from the linesman here can't go unnoticed.)