Chronicles Episode 1: Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin

Sidney Crosby of the Penguins and Alex Ovechkin of the Capitals chat during a break in game play. (Joe Sargent/Getty)

For 15 years now, Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin have been the faces of the NHL.

A pair of first-ballot hall of famers, Crosby has an argument for the title of best all around player ever, while Ovechkin may be remembered as the best goal scorer ever.

In the debut episode of Chronicles, we chart the story of Crosby and Ovechkin's rivalry from their first meeting to the present day.

Chronicles is a new series that will look back at some of the best rivalries in sports. Episode 1 can be watched in its entirety below, or by going to Sportsnet's YouTube channel.

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