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 Two of the NHL playoffs.
Washington vs Pittsburgh was a prime-time matchup ever since Crosby and Ovechkin entered the league, and also the matchup will be magnified more than ever with a visit to the Eastern Conference finals at stake.
With so much interest from the two superstars, online sportsbook BetOnline has created a brace for which player will score the most points in the series. Sid the Kid started with Ovi.
If you’re wondering why Crosby is the favorite, the motives are obvious as he’s more points in the playoffs so far, more points from the regular season, and also much more points at head-to-head matchups with Ovechkin.
Following is 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 hockey fans will be quick to point out two Olympic gold medals for Crosby with Ovechkin making nothing but a participation ribbon at the Olympics… Those exist, right?
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