For 5½ seasons, it was the best individual rivalry in hockey, possibly in all of sports.
The Capitals boarded a plane Monday for the start of a four-game road trip that, essentially, will tell them if they are playoff contenders or pretenders.
It’s official. Beginning next season the Capitals will be seeing a whole lot more of Sidney Crosby, Claude Giroux and Henrik Lundqvist.
On the same weekend that Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin was held pointless and had a minus-5 rating in back-to-back losses to the New York Islanders and Rangers, Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby contin