Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin? I Know Who You Think is Better

February 26th, 2010 by j noreen Leave a reply »

There has been much debate about who the better player is.  Thus far Ovechkin has proved to be a better goal scorer and physical presence on the ice.  Crosby has proved to be better at setting up his teammates, won a Stanley Cup and perhaps will add an Olympic gold medal depending on how the Olympics play out this weekend. 


I personally like Ovechkin and believe him to be the best player in the world.  I will argue that Sidney's accomplishments are more team-based and that he simply plays on better teams. Crosby is a great player, however, and I don't want to minimize that.  I believe he and Malkin are very close to the top and I would not say anyone's opinion on any of the three would be wrong if they felt that any one of those players were the best. 


That being said I can't stand Crosby, he encompasses everything I root against.  Ovechkin, on the other hand, is everything I root for.  Crosby comes across as the teacher's pet, the k ...

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