May 5, 2009 in Sports

Today’s Best

Top performers from the Inland Northwest and beyond:

Alex Ovechkin

Notched first playoff hat trick helping the Capitals to a 2-0 series lead over the Penguins.

Sidney Crosby

Had all three Pittsburgh goals for first postseason hat trick, a 4-3 loss to Washington.

Zack Grienke

Royals ace earned 10 strikeouts over the White Sox to become MLB’s first six-game winner.

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