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Sidney Crosby Reveals the Major Sacrifice He's Willing to Make

Published September 16, 2023 at 1:31 PM
BY ARRON MURPHY

NHL's Return to the Olympics



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For years, hockey enthusiasts have longed for the chance to witness Canada's finest NHL talents unite on the ice. The frustration over this missed opportunity extends far beyond just the fans. Whenever enthusiasts conjure up hypothetical rosters, they are shocked by the sheer brilliance of a Team Canada roster featuring the likes of Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon, Cale Makar, and so many other remarkable players. However, it's the dynamic duo of McDavid and Crosby that likely captures the most attention.

Crosby and McDavid




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In most imaginary lineups, these two luminaries are anchoring Canada's top forward lines. But for Crosby, a burning desire lingers in his professional hockey journey—to share the ice with the Oilers' superstar, even if it means stepping out of his comfort zone.


In a recent interview, Crosby disclosed his willingness to relocate and embrace a different position, all in pursuit of creating a formidable partnership with McDavid. This revelation has sparked curiosity about the potential magic that could unfold when these two superstars collaborate.

"I'll go there, I'll play my off-wing, no worries. Listen, I've skated with him and I've played both, so I think I'm good either way with playing center or wing, whatever he wants to do. He can carry the mail. I'll just find the opening.

Seeing all the other countries, you look at their lineups. I mean, it's pretty tight. I mean, there's no real favored team. It's easy to say Canada because we've had success at Olympics and that sort of thing. But, I mean, the hockey is incredible. And from my experience, it doesn't really get any better than that, when you're looking at the lineups and you're looking to players that are assembled." - Sidney Crosby

Considering the extraordinary talent and leadership qualities possessed by both players, it's reasonable to argue that any line featuring them would stand out as the tournament's best. Nevertheless, with the abundance of skill spread across the global hockey landscape, Team Canada would still face an uphill battle in their quest for the coveted gold medal.

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