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Pens/Caps Earns Low Overnight on NBC in Primetime

The Sidney Crosby/Alex Ovechkin rivalry was not quite ready for primetime on NBC. Game 2 of the Penguins/Capitals Stanley Cup playoff series had a 1.7 overnight rating on NBC Saturday night, tied as the network’s fourth lowest for a primetime NHL telecast, and its second-lowest for a primetime playoff game. NBC did not air a [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Is Ovechkin’s Year To Pass Crosby

Ovechkin Could Take Lead in Competition Between Generational Superstars Since the beginning of the 2005-06 season, one of the NHL’s preeminent storylines has centered around two men. A pair of number one overall draft picks, they were to be the new Wayne Gretzky vs Mario Lemieux, the rivalry of dominant superstars that would lead the NHL for the next 15 years. After 10 seasons...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
7 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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Via PensInitiative
11 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Morning Skate Report: Boston Hosts Sidney Crosby, Surging Penguins

Two critical points will be on the line Wednesday night as the Boston Bruins host the Pittsburgh Penguins at TD Garden. NESN.com’s Michaela Vernava and Sam Kasan of PensTV previewed the matchup and discussed what’s changed for Pittsburgh since these teams last met in December (hint: it starts with “Sidney” and ends with “Crosby”) in the Bruins Morning Skate Report, presented...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2016  |  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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