MSL and Stamkos are a match made in heaven... Crosby and... Kunitz are OK, but only because Crosby is the best player in the world. Crosby is and will be better than Stamkos for the foreseeable future, but Stamkos is #3 in the league IMO.
Stamkos looks to have taken his game up another notch this year, especially on the playmaking side of things, and as a result is tied up with Crosby in points with a game in hand. However, even if they were equal offensively, Crosby edges him out with his overall game, and if I was betting right now on who wins the scoring race I think I would feel safe enough picking Crosby.
Exhibit A as to how hockey doesn't matter on ESPN:
Last night an ESPN program was discussing how the Detroit Pistons needed a hero citing the heroes on the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Lions and no mention of the Detroit Red Wings. All this despite the Red Wings probably being the most succesful team in Detroit right now.