Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin won't be smiling when their Eastern Conference Semifinal Playoff Series begins this week.
Sidney Crosby Ever since the Pittsburgh Penguins used the first overall pick of the National Hockey League Draft in 2005 on center Sidney Crosby, the bar of expectations has changed in Western Pennsylvania. By 2008, the Pens were back in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1992, and by 2009, [...]
Hands down the Washington Capitals have been the best team in the National Hockey League this season. The Capitals are seeking their first Presidents' Trophy since 2010 while also attempting to win their first Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history. The Caps have one of the best goal scorers that the NHL has to offer [...]
Sidney Crosby Since center Sidney Crosby was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005, the fortunes of the franchise have drastically changed. Crosby has helped the Penguins transform into one of the elite teams in the National Hockey League. And with Crosby leading the way, the Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 2009. [...]