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Penguins and Capitals expect Crosby to respond in Game 2

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Step it up, Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins can't win this playoff series without you. Crosby was ineffective offensively and on the ice for three Washington Capitals goals Thursday night in the Penguins' 4-3 overtime loss in Game 1. His line was shut down by the Capitals' top trio of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie, something that Crosby...
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Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin Rivalry Heats Up: Who Has Been Better?

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals were drafted in the NHL at a time when the league was looking for young stars to help boost a sport that had been debilitated following a season-long lockout. Eleven seasons later, Crosby and Ovechkin are two of the most recognizable faces in the game. Their rivalry has hit a new crescendo...
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Penguins-Caps is going to be a hell of ride

This is the series most fans of hockey wanted to see. Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and two teams that hate each other. At their best, each team is evenly matched, though the Caps have performed better this year during the regular season. In the first game of their playoff series, the two teams showed nothing has changed. Though the Penguins have recently dominated this series, the...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
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How Pens-Caps can determine if Crosby or Ovechkin is better

For the first time since 2009, the NHL’s biggest stars — Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin — will meet in a postseason series. The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins open their second-round series on Thursday night in what many feel is a de facto conference championship, as these teams finished 1-2 in the East but because of the NHL’s asinine playoff system, this is...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins-Capitals Preview

The two faces most responsible for bringing the NHL full-throttle into the 21st century are inextricably linked. Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin get it, even if they'd rather not talk about it. Their simultaneous arrival following the 2004-05 lockout served as the league's version of a winning lottery ticket. Yin and yang on skates. Crosby the ever-polite Canadian with the...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby: I don't score the way Alexander Ovechkin does

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals are going to face off in Round 2 of the NHL Playoffs, which will set the stage of reigniting the longtime rivalry between Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin. While the rivalry has lost steam in recent years, both Crosby and Ovechkin are still elite players. Crosby led the Penguins in scoring this season with 36 goals and 85 points...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

So they meet again: Crosby vs A.O in round 2

The Capitals knocked out the Flyers. So they advance. This sets up the playoff matchup everyone has waited for since 2009: WASHINGTON – MAY 13: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins shake hands after Pittsburgh’s 6-2 victory in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon...
Via The Pensblog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stop Using Sidney Crosby To Prove You're Sexist By @WilliamAHirsch

Jared Wickerham - DK Pittsburgh SportsHockey is a "man's" game. It's physical, it's violent, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via PensInitiative
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: #TBT: Crosby's first NHL and playoff points

The playoffs are right around the corner, the Penguins take on the Capitals Thursday on Sportsnet, so what better time to look at the incredible rookie season from Sidney Crosby and his first playoff point.
Via SportsNetCanada
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Sidney Crosby and Mario Lemieux growing apart?

Interesting stuff from former player Matthew Barnaby on Sirius XM radio on the relationship between Sidney Crosby and Mario Lemieux, and how it may be deteriorating: “But the more and more I looked into it, the more I found out, people with the same sentiments that there’s a big falling out between Mario and Crosby. Now whether that pushes them to move him at some point? Whether...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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