Ovie wins latest grudge match vs. Pens

Updated: January 15, 2009, 6:34 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- And so the Battle of the Grudges goes -- emphatically, we might add -- to Alex, Alex and the Washington Capitals.

On a night shot through with drama and emotion, the lasting images of this entertaining midwinter tilt will be of Alex Ovechkin's throaty cheers of celebration and of Sidney Crosby hobbling to the dressing room with 2:16 left in a 6-3 Capitals victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Ovechkin, the subject of heavy hits (or attempted hits) by a number ...

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