Two of the NHL’s Greatest players will write an Additional chapter in their rivalry when Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals hit the ice against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs.
Washington vs Pittsburgh has been a prime-time matchup ever because Crosby and Ovechkin entered the league, and also the matchup is going to be magnified more than 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 opened together with Ovi.
If you’re wondering why Crosby is the favorite, the reasons are apparent as he has 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 look at the numbers: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 earning nothing but a participation ribbon in the Olympics… Those exist, correct?
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