For years, Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin battled each other in a tense rivalry as the league's two best forwards. They entered the NHL in the same year and have been linked ever since.
But Ovechkin isn't playing at the same level he used to, and Crosby doesn't appear to have a legitimate rival anymore to measure himself against and challenge him for the claim as the league's best player. Or does he?
NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked our Twitter followers who has the potential to stand out as the next challenger for Crosby. Could it be the Bruins' own Tim Thomas or Tyler Seguin?