Sidney Crosby: How the Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Can Gain Respect from Haters

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Sidney Crosby: How the Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Can Gain Respect from Haters
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For the last two months, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has been benched with a concussion, a somewhat sick source of happiness for hockey fans who love nothing more than seeing other players make NHL news rather than the NHL's Poster Boy.

Throughout his career in the NHL, Crosby has been the recipient of every type of criticism. Each passing season sees the hatred toward him grow more and more.

Most Pens fans, as well as Crosby, shrug it off. After all, something must be wrong if one of the best players in the game isn't hated for some reason.

But what if Crosby were to take the criticisms to heart and decided to change his ways to appease his haters?

Here's what he would have to do:

 

DISCLAIMER—This was written all in good fun. Clearly I'm a Pens fan so my appreciation and respect for Sidney Crosby has no end, but I thought now would be a good time to poke fun at Crosby and what people think of him.

 

Laura Falcon is a Featured Columnist for the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Follow her on Twitter or email her at lfalcon@mail.umw.edu with any comments or questions.

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