Sidney Crosby vs. Alexander Ovechkin: Who Is the Bigger Diver?

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Sidney Crosby vs. Alexander Ovechkin: Who Is the Bigger Diver?
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Who flops more?

Let’s get something out of the way: There is no question that Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby are the two most talented players in hockey. These two players are a lock for 100 points, and a “bad” season sees one of them allotting 85. They are both great young leaders and are both clear-cut Hall-of-Famers. Despite all their skill, there is another side of these two players: They are both divers. 

If you ask anyone in Philadelphia or New York, they will tell you Crosby is the biggest diver in the NHL, but Ovechkin has been penalized for this offense many more times.  Let's take a look at some of the dives that you won’t see on the highlights.

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