Stars Get Halak’ed: Sidney Crosby or Alexander Ovechkin, Who Did Worse?

May 13th, 2010 by Albi Baraku Leave a reply »
The two best hockey players on the face of the earth today were both "Halak'ed."

What is "Halak'ed," you ask? Well, I've taken the time to define this incredible situation no hockey players want to be in.

Halak'ed: A time where a professional hockey athlete, primarily a superstar, is forced off his/her game, and is continuously shut down because of a phenomenal glove, stick, blocker, and pad saves performed by the opposing goaltender (example: Jaroslav Halak).

Both Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin played a big role in defining and creating the word "Halak'ed."

Alexander Ovechkin and his Washington Capitals entered the 2010 NHL Playoffs as the league's top team, capturing an incredible 121 points. The Capitals were introduced to the NHL postseason as the best team of the year, and in eyes, were favourites to win it all and take home Lord Stanley.

However, that was not the case.

Despite a sold-out, blaring, and amped crowd that filled the Verizon Center in Game One, the Washington Capitals were handed a tough loss by the worst team to make the playoffs this season (in terms of points).

Granted ...

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