by RGM81 aka Richard McAdam

Ever since Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby and Washington’s Alexander Ovechkin simultaneously spectacularly burst onto the NHL scene in 2005-06, hockey fans have been divided over the question: who is better? For the past five years the two superstars have been dominant, racking up numerous individual awards, scoring tremendous highlight reel goals, and becoming the faces of their respective franchises. Discussions have often been spirited and passionate, whether on SCF’s Hockey Chat forum, pubs, or the water cooler. It is the Gretzky vs. Lemieux debate for a new generation.

Alex Ovechkin...

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