Who's hockey's best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby stir debate

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Who's hockey's best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby stir debate
Who's hockey's best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby stir debate

Caption Close TORONTO (AP) — Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid? With debate ramping up about which player sits atop hockey's throne — after some remarkable early performances — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock's goes in a different direction — Sidney Crosby. "This is what I think," Babcock began as he made his case for the Penguins captain before Pittsburgh's 3-0 victory over Toronto on Thursday. "I think one guy's got two Olympic gold medals and three Stanley Cups." And the other guys? "They don't." McDavid, the Edmonton Oilers captain with blazing speed, has won back-to-back NHL scoring titles and the Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player. Matthews,

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