Capital fans, ever deranged and feeling full of insecurity and inadequacy, often like to make off the deep end comparisons on how Ovechkin still is better, more valuable, etc than Sidney Crosby.
Well, hate to fuel their fire but I've found something that statistically AO doesn't much more than the good Cap(tain).
And no, it's not shirk defensive responsibility when the other team has the puck in your end
1. Simon Gagne 179
2. Alex Ovechkin 148