Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 12/1/11
There are some basic facts on which we can all agree regarding the Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin Rivalry in 2011. We can agree, some of us begrudgingly, that Sidney Crosby can be considered the best hockey player in the world when he's healthy. That he's accomplished more in the NHL and internationally than Ovechkin. That he's worked hard to add new material to his act, as Ovechkin's has become stale. That the Penguins are currently a better team than the Capitals, and a better bet for the Stanley Cup. The Crosby vs. Ovechkin debate has raged since they both entered the League. It used to be fascinating to see them collect hardware, vie for championships and post tantalizing numbers that had us all projecting their place on all-time leaders lists. But the question's been answered: Crosby is better than Ovechkin. Until proven otherwise. And that proof might never arrive. Some believe that Crosby clearly being the better of the two kills the rivalry. But it's not dead; it's just be...
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