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The Crosby-Ovechkin Rivalry

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Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby

The NHL's two brightest young stars entered the league at the start of the 2005-06 season. Russian scoring wizard Alexander Ovechkin was drafted first overall by the Capitals in 2004. Canadian junior phenom Sidney Crosby rode in on a wave of hype as the next Gretzky as the first overall pick by the Penguins in 2005.

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