Second-round preview: Caps vs. Pens

Updated: April 30, 2009, 1:03 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Of the four remaining series, is there any that will approach the buzz and drama around the first postseason meeting between Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin? Or the sub-drama of the rivalry between Ovechkin and new scoring champ Evgeni Malkin? In a word, no.

This series will be viewed through prisms that will extend far beyond the wins and losses, goals and saves. The series suggests a greater meaning, whether any of it is true or not. This is the kind of series NHL folks have warm, ...

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