In the "I couldn't have said it better myself" department, Jamie Fitzpatrick of about.com writes:
Despite scoring ten points in seven games in Washington's stunning loss to the Canadiens, Alex Ovechkin was called out as a flawed player who needs to develop, and compared unfavorably to Crosby, who now stood "Alone at the Top."
Now those same Canadiens have sent the NHL's poster boy packing - and Crosby managed half as many points as Ovechkin.
So will he get a similar scolding?
Or will the media coddle its favorite, as Crosby-haters have so often claimed?