Daily Roundup: January 20, 2014

  • Panthers-Penguins Preview
    The Pittsburgh Penguins are about to put their franchise-record home winning streak on the line, and the likelihood of it continuing seems high with the Florida Panthers coming to town. The Penguins will aim for their 14th consecutive home win and ninth straight on home ice against the Panthers on Monday night in just their second game in a nine-day stretch. After rallying for a 4-3 win over …
  • Sidney Crosby to captain Canada at Sochi Olympics
    ''Sid the Kid'' is now ''Captain Canada.'' Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby, who lifted his home country to gold in Vancouver four years ago, will captain the Canadian hockey team in Sochi. ''You hear names being kind of thrown around,'' Crosby said. It's just an honor.'' The 26-year-old currently leads the NHL in scoring and has become the face of both the NHL and hockey in Canada. The …
  • Penguins' Crosby named Canadian Olympic captain
    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby was named captain of the Canadian Olympic men's hockey team for next month's Sochi Winter Olympics by Hockey Canada on Sunday. The 26-year-old National Hockey League superstar scored the gold-medal goal for Canada in overtime four years ago to defeat the United States in the championship game of the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Crosby will serve as Canada's …
  • Crosby selected Team Canada's captain
    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby was named captain of Team Canada for the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Crosby was considered the favorite to receive the honor but Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews was also considered. Toews and Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber will serve as alternate captains.
  • Sidney Crosby named captain of Canadian Olympic team; also, water is still wet
    If you asked the entirety of the NHL’s players who the best captain in the League is, we’d imagine Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins would get the majority of the votes. And now he’ll captain some of them at … Continue reading ?
  • Canada makes Sidney Crosby captain for men’s hockey team at Sochi Olympics
    Sidney Crosby is the face of the NHL and hockey in Canada, so it’s only natural that he’ll be the country’s captain at next month’s Sochi Olympics. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain, who scored the gold-medal-winning overtime goal against the United … Continue Reading

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