Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night at Verizon Center:
Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin knows all too well the questions Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is being asked these days.
When they faced each other for the first time last season, Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby and Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin were playing on two very different levels.
It is a question that has dogged the NHL for as long as it’s existed.
But for the first time in a long time, it’s a debate that is gaining serious traction.