Pittsburgh Penguins: Recent Play Proves Why Sidney Crosby Leads Hart Candidates

January 11th, 2011 by Laura Falcon Leave a reply »
With the Pittsburgh Penguins not bringing much to the table in their most recent games, a strong statement is being made to injured captain Sidney Crosby and his importance to the team, thus making him the leading candidate to win the Hart Trophy as the most valuable player to his team.

Since his entrance into the league, Crosby was the shining light of the organization. The player that would lead the dying Penguins organization to the Promise Land, similar to how Mario Lemieux resurrected the franchise two separate times as a part of the organization, once as a player and another as an owner.

A look back at his five and a half seasons in the NHL, and Crosby has consistently done what was asked of him. He has become an example to the hockey world, demonstrating how hard work and a constant desire of improvement can bring all of the success in the world.

This season is no different as Crosby, despite sustaining a mild concussion sidelining him for the last three games, has elevated his game once again and has become a major factor in the Pens' success. His lack of presence on the ice, subsequently, has dealt a harsh blow to the team's overall perf ...

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