Some of the NHL’s Greatest players will write another chapter in their rivalry when Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals hit on the ice against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Round Two of the NHL playoffs.
Washington vs Pittsburgh was a prime-time matchup ever because Crosby and Ovechkin entered the league, and the matchup will be magnified more than ever with a trip to the Eastern Conference finals at stake.
With so much interest from both superstars, online sportsbook BetOnline has created a brace for which player will score the most points from the series. Sid the Kid started with Ovi coming back at +150.
If you are wondering why Crosby is the preferred, the motives are apparent as he’s more points in the playoffs up to now, more points in the regular season, and also more points at head-to-head matchups with Ovechkin.
Here’s a peek at the figures:Apart from Crosby’s scoring edge, the Pens are 33-21 vs the Caps with Crosby and Ovechkin at the lineup and Canadian hockey fans will be quick to point out two Olympic gold medals for Crosby with Ovechkin making nothing but a participation ribbon in the Olympics… Those exist, right?