Sidney Crosby : An Intimate Portrait is a 5-part series that takes a look at the Pens captain through the eyes of his closest friends, family, coaches and community in his hometown of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Typically, this occurs after they learn of my position as the director of content for the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey club. Usually, that question is preceded by the question of what my job entails.
While talking about how dynamic he thinks the Steelers offense will be, he volunteers to help unload camera equipment. Inside, front-desk staffers begin to gather, wondering whether their eyes deceive them. Photos of their hockey-playing children framed the room.
Nicknamed " The Next One " and "Sid the Kid",   he was one of the most highly regarded draft picks in hockey history, leading many to refer to the Draft Lottery as the "Sidney Crosby Sweepstakes". By his second seasonhe led the NHL with points to capture the Art Ross Trophybecoming the youngest player and the only teenager to win a scoring title in any major North American sports league. Pearson Award for most outstanding player as judged by his peers.
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With 17 points through his first eight games this season, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby had everyone talking about a possible point year. That total seems unattainable in the NHL these days. Completely out of reach.
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In just three seasons, the year-old captain has collected some impressive statistics and awards, including the Hart Trophy as NHL most valuable player. He was a great player last year. He went to [Western] Canada this year, and they had a press conference in every town, and he still had to get ready to play.
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If there was one, Patric Hornqvist believes he would have found it by now. Everybody thought wrong. The burgeoning dynasty fizzled, with Crosby bearing the brunt of perpetual disappointment, accepting the blame for everything from his health to spotty goaltending to a top-heavy roster that lacked the depth necessary to make a deep postseason run.