Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Game: Crosby’s Chance To Shine on Biggest Stage, Again

February 27th, 2010 by Jon Neely Leave a reply »

Not even a year after winning the Stanley Cup, becoming the youngest Captain ever to do so, Sidney Crosby yet again has a shot at standing a top the hockey world - and he's only 22.

Most players spend their entire careers fighting for a chance at the Cup, just one shot, that's all they ask for. But Crosby, barely legal in the United States, has won and Gold Medal at the World Junior Hockey Championships, been to the Finals twice, winning once (in a game seven), and Sunday afternoon will have a chance to place an Olympic Gold Medal around his neck.

On home ice, no less.

Talk about using your time efficiently.

If there was ever any doubt at Sid the Kid being over-hyped coming into the league, he certainly silenced those critics quickly, and has accomplished more at his age than most players do in their full careers.

What is more impressive is that he's accomplished it all with the spotlight pointed directly at him, the center of attention, whethe ...

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