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Olympics will make friends of foes

Enemies become teammates and teammates become enemies in Sochi

Updated: January 16, 2014, 10:33 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- Admit it, you never really get tired of it, do you? Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin. Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby.

Oh, you can pooh-pooh the fading luster of the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins if you like, as the promise of that one glorious playoff meeting in 2009 has never been repeated, but admit it, there's still something about the idea of the two great stars sharing space, any space, that continues to appeal on so many levels.

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