Sidney crosby dating mario lemieux daughter
Crosby is still a poster child — except instead of being one for the league’s glories and talents and excitement and skill, he’s now the face of the NHL’s most vexing problem: how to save the brains, and in many cases, the future lives, of its players in a sport built just as much on physical violence as elegant speed.
This isn’t a problem specific to hockey, of course; see: Mike Matheny, Brian Scalabrine, and, most recently, Michael Vick.
If the events relating to Friday night reflect the state of the league, I need to rethink whether I want to be a part of it.” Many commentators are quick to point out the hypocrisy in Mario’s statement, given that one of his own guys, Matt Cooke, is known as one of the league’s fiercest and dirtiest players.
February 16: Pittsburgh radio personality Mark Madden writes on his blog that people within the organization are split on Sidney’s eventual return.
Hoisting the Stanley Cup after he was tossed aside less than a year later would be one of the greatest clapbacks in sports history.
Let's hope the Canadiens and the hockey purists get what they deserve.
Protect the long-term investment at the expense of the current season.” Later that night, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski is checked from behind into the boards, crumples onto the ice, has to be revived with smelling salts — and then returns to the game to score the winning goal.
Penguins GM Ray Shero says that “nothing has changed,” but Sportsnet’s Mike Brophy causes a stir on Twitter when he writes: “Told Crosby tried light workout and immediately saw black dots and stars.“We, as a league, must do a better job of protecting the integrity of the game and the safety of our players,” he writes.“We must make it clear that those kinds of actions will not be tolerated and will be met with meaningful disciplinary action.Not even close to starting light workouts again.” Pittsburgh officials call the story “all [barnyard expletive]” and “NOT TRUE straight from Sidney.” February 10: Crosby returns to Pittsburgh after a doctor-ordered vacation to an “undisclosed warm-weather location” and is ribbed by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review‘s Rob Rossi about his skin tone, which Rossi describes as “not quite tanned but slightly warmer in tone.” Crosby says that he didn’t want to stay out in the sun too long and risk more headaches.Of his recovery, he reiterates that “there’s no time frame.” He cracks a smile when discussing the trendy rumors that he is secretly battling a tumor on his spine. February 14: Following a chaotic, brawling Penguins-Islanders game in which 346 penalty minutes are assessed, Penguins team owner Mario Lemieux releases a withering statement.