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It’s No Longer The Sid And Ovie Show

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,

You certainly get the sense that this may be the point at which the Penguins and Capitals aren’t really linked any more, or at least not as much. They’re as different as they are alike.

Players like Steven Stamkos, Henrik Lundqvist, Jonathan Toews, Ryan Getzlaf and Anze Kopitar have caught up to Nos. 87 and 8 when it comes to the best and brightest of NHL stars.

Beyond that, nobody sees Pittsburgh and Washington as teams with limitless futures any more.

The golden talents of Crosby and Ovechkin allowed these two clubs to exist above the muck for years. Now they’re in it with most everybody else.

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  Tags: alex+ovechkin, sidney+crosby

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scotts0's avatar

Or maybe the media finally accepted the fact that now its teams that win championships, not single players….and that 87 and 8 are children who complain as much as they play.

Posted by scotts0 from New York on 05/28/14 at 07:05 PM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

Somewhere in the suburbs of greater Pittsburgh,secluded in the basement room he rents from his team’s owner, a young man weeps uncontrollably as he dials the phone and asks to speak to Gary…..........

Posted by Down River Dan on 05/28/14 at 08:26 PM ET

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