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OFFICIAL: Sid "The Kid" vs. Alex "The Great"

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I noticed every time a hockey discussion comes up here theres always a few people who get into the big argument and the thread turns into who is better...so it's time to put it to the test...maybe not who is better, but we can at least figure out who is the favourite on this site.

For me, it's Ovy.

EDIT: sorry boys i accidently hit something and the poll didnt come up.

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Post #1   1/14/09 6:24:01PM   

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ALEX FTW! And IMO, Malkin is better then Crosby. And so are a few more players, but lets keep it on topic, eh?

Post #2   1/14/09 6:29:01PM   

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Fantasy league, Ovechkin, if I was a GM, Crosby 100%.

Post #3   1/14/09 6:44:52PM   

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Ovechkin of course. Anyone who says Crosby risks a Capital ban. (Although I hear there seems to be quite the Ovechkin vs. Malkin rivalry brewing)

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Ovechkin all day. The guy is amazing. But Crosby is no slouch himself.

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Crosby

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Ovechkin, no one can bring the energy he does, he's a work horse, he takes just as much pride in a big hit than he does in a goal.

Crosby doesn't deserve the C, a captain is supposed to lead a team, not be a whiny little puke.

Top 5 right now, in my opinion.
Alex Ovechkin
Evgeni Malkin
Henrik Zetterberg
Sidney Crosby
Nicklas Lidstrom

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Im from the burgh so you know im going Sid, but anyone catch Alex jab Geno in the ribs with his stick off the face off in the first? They hate each other.

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Crosby.

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I know shit all about hockey, but could this debate be like in the NBA who is better Kobe or Lebron....is Sidney and Alex like that to the NHL?

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Posted by Shawn91111

I know shit all about hockey, but could this debate be like in the NBA who is better Kobe or Lebron....is Sidney and Alex like that to the NHL?



Yeah thats about right.

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both are awesome but given Crosby has only slightly fewer points and has played in 30 less games than Ov, has a higher +/-, better shooting % and some playoff success I think he has a slight edge at this point in their careers.

On the flip side though, Crosby's higher +/- likely has a lot to do with the quality of his team compared to the Caps, the same could be said about his playoff success.

The best player in the league in my opinion is Niklas Lidstrom though and he has been for some time now.

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Ovy. He hits, he scores goals, he assists, he penalty kills. He's turning into Zetterburg or Pavel Daytzuk. Those are the two that are truly the best all-around players in the game. Ovy is starting to take his game to that level. Not there yet, but he's wroking on it.


The Caps laid the beatdown last night. Ovy, his usual physical self. 2 goals and an assist. He hit Crosby, Malkin, Orprik it doesn't matter. I loved after he rocked Crosby that Cooke came in to try and help. That's the difference. Ovy gets hit, he just comes after you that much harder. No one on the Caps "comes to his aid."

Ovy can play the "cute" game like Crosby or the physical game. I think that is what will seperate him from everybody else, the physical play. How many plaers in the history of the NHL, had the physical game to go along with the offensive game that Ovy has?

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Posted by Shawn91111

I know shit all about hockey, but could this debate be like in the NBA who is better Kobe or Lebron....is Sidney and Alex like that to the NHL?



Lebron love that kid

its fake but dunno its still awesome

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MbqxJx_ups

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Obviously we're speaking of two great players,Right now, I think I'd have to say Ovechkin.My reasoning being there are alot more quality centers in the league.But I think quality left wings are alot harder to come by, right now in the NHL.

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