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Sid does it again

Posted on: February 28, 2010 8:06 pm
I was recently having a conversation with my soon to be wife, who is from Pittsburgh, about how Sidney Crosby drives me crazy.  He is recongnized as the greatest player, at least from North America, playing in the NHL today.  But to me, when you watch him play, its not like he wows you on the ice.  I mean when Wayne Gretsky played, he was far and away the best player and you were reminded of it every time he was on the ice.  He could just comand attention and he was so skilled that you wanted to watch him to see what he was going to do next.  But Crosby to me just doesn't have that, he doesn't make me jump up in my seat when he is playing.  But what makes him great is that he NEVER fails when the situation is important.  The guy is a flat out winner.  The gold metal game in Vancouver is just another example.  He was quiet the whole game.  I don't think I even heard the anouncers mention his name more than a couple times all game, than in the third period he almost won the game on a break away, and then when overtime started, I told my girl, you watch, Crosbys got this game.  And sure enough, out of nowhere, he comes out of the corner and gets a pass and he is all alone in front of the net.  It almost wasn't on camera it happened so fast.   He is the one player you want on your team when the game is on the line, thats why I hate him!!  But I have to give him his due. 
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