Second-round preview: Caps vs. Pens
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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2009 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
The second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is here. Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and the rest of our NHL team preview the action: