Discussion

Crosby handling pucks, praise with grace

Originally Published: December 31, 2004
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Despite years of hype and expectations layered on gaudy scoring stats and praise from the game of hockey's greatest players, there is something ordinary about Sidney Crosby.

Not that this should come as a surprise.

He is, after all, just a boy.

Yet so much has been foretold of this 17-year-old from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia -- the least lofty of which is going first overall in the next National Hockey League draft -- one might have expected the attention ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NHL HEADLINES