Some of the NHL’s premier players will write another chapter in their Competition when Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals hit on the ice against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round Two of the NHL playoffs.
Washington vs Pittsburgh has been a prime-time matchup ever because Crosby and Ovechkin entered the league, and the matchup is going to be magnified more than with a visit to the Eastern Conference finals on the line.
With so much interest in the two superstars, online sportsbook BetOnline has created a brace for which player will score the most points in the collection. Sid the Kid started as a -200 favorite, together with Ovi coming back in +150.
If you’re wondering why Crosby is your favorite, the reasons are apparent as he has more points at the playoffs up to now, more points in the regular season, and also more points in 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 in the lineup and Canadian baseball fans will be quick to point out two Olympic gold medals for Crosby with Ovechkin earning nothing but a participation ribbon at the Olympics… Those exist, correct?
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