The last time Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins were face to face was after Game 7 of the East semifinal last season. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images)
In last year’s Eastern Conference semifinal in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins had an epic battle and at the center of the war was Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby.
Each player had seven goals in the series, which helped elevate their already well-established rivalry to another level. Eight months later, the two players are set to lead their teams into battle against each other once again.
While there is obviously less at stake this time around, their desire to win remains the same.
Ken Campbell caught up with the superstars as the geared up for the next installment of Sid vs. Ovie.
REPORTER: Ken Campbell | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper
(For more on Sid and Ovie, check out THN's latest Puck Panel with Ken Campbell talking to Penguins analysts and former NHLers Bob Errey and Phil Bourque)
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