Capitals Insider: Sidney Crosby


Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Ovechkin-Crosby: Stars are shining once again as Caps, Pens meet

Back at the top of their games, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby face off as division rivals tonight at Verizon Center.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Pens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Wilson, Schmidt grew up watching Ovechkin-Crosby rivalry

The rookies are eager for their first taste of the Capitals-Penguins rivalry and to be a part of a head-to-head Ovechkin-Crosby matchup.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:16 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Pens, Nate Schmidt, Sidney Crosby, Tom Wilson

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Caps-Pens rivalry in need of a spark?

Has the Capitals-Penguins rivalry lost some of its intensity in recent years?

By Katie Carrera  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Pens, Karl Alzner, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 08/26/2013

David Backes, Sidney Crosby, other NHLers speak out against Russia's anti-gay law

Several NHL players have voiced dissent of Russia's anti-gay law that has made the 2014 Olympics a political flashpoint.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:39 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Backes, Sidney Crosby, Sochi 2014, Zach Parise

Posted at 07:24 AM ET, 03/20/2013

More on the Capitals' missed power play opportunity

The Capitals inability to score on a four-minute power play and Pittsburgh's strong penalty kill in the third period changed the course of Tuesday's game.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:24 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Pens, Dan Bylsma, Eric Fehr, Matt Niskanen, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Alex Ovechkin on how to beat Penguins: 'We just have to get on top of Crosby right away'

The Penguins head into tonight's matchup with Washington in search of their 10th straight victory.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Pens, Craig Adams, Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Sidney Crosby on Alex Ovechkin: 'I'm sure eventually the points will come'

Alex Ovechkin might only have two goals heading into tonight's game but the Penguins still consider the Washington captain to be a threat.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:04 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Orpik, Caps-Pens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 12/05/2012

Optimism for NHL labor negotiations after constructive day'

Finally some traction? A roundup of the latest news in the NHL labor negotiations.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:29 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NHL lockout, Pittsburgh Penguins, Ron Burkle, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/24/2010

Sidney Crosby: 'I never will' compare myself to Alex Ovechkin

Some notes from Pittsburgh's morning skate, including the fact that Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will sit out Wednesday night against the Capitals because of a sore foot. But first -- what else? -- Sid vs. Alex. As of this writing, the top nine news items on NHL.com focused on Washington-Pittsburgh....

By Barry Svrluga  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby