04/24/2016 17:17 EDT | Updated 04/25/2017 01:12 EDT

Crosby vs. Ovechkin playoff matchup has the internet salivating

The Washington Capitals secured a spot in the second round of the NHL playoffs after their 6 game series victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. 

The Capitals will face the Pittsburgh Penguins next, setting up the Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby matchup. 

Which can be most accurately described as:

The history between the two players already has fans talking:

For these two, it's more than just the playoffs, it's a battle of the East:

Which guarantees one thing.

That leads us to one question: who would you rather have on your team? Vote here on our poll: