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Crosby denies accusations that he takes dives

Updated: November 21, 2005, 7:37 PM ET
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Sidney Crosby taking a dive? That's what coach Ken Hitchcock and other Flyers apparently insinuated before and after Saturday's game between the Penguins and Philadelphia.

During that game, Crosby had one of his first on-ice confrontations with an established star, yelling expletives at Peter Forsberg when the Flyers' star made a hand gesture suggesting Crosby dives to take penalties -- a theme initiated earlier in the week by Hitchcock.

"It's not the first ...

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