What if Washington selected Malkin first overall, and left Ovechkin to Pittsburgh?
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11-08-2011, 08:15 AM
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In Malkin's Conn Smythe winning playoffs, Ovechkin had identical points per game that post season, and higher goals per game. So even at Malkin's alleged peak, Ovechkin was better.
Ovechkin's totals are a smaller sample size. Malkin played twice as many playoff games as Ovechkin did that year. Hard to say with any certainty if Ovechkin would've kept up that pace for ECF and Stanley Cup Final.
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