Caps have been shutout their last two games, and Ovechkin seems to have a lingering groin injury. He's currently five points ahead of Sid, with two games in hand. A big game against the Caps this Saturday would go a long way towards closing the gap, and maybe I'm crazy, but I think Crosby can still catch up with the big O.
For me,having Crosby win the Rookie of the year would be the one bright spot in this horrid season. I hope he wins it,but with the talent he has around him,he'll need to carry the team himself and need some great games. I doubt that playing along side Recchi or Armstrong will get him any 5-6 point games.