Saturday, November 19, 2005

Penguins' Crosby gets no respect

So says the headline in South Jersey’s “Courier Post Online”.

It seems Philadelphia Flyers coach Ken Hitchcock refuses to acknowledge the greatness that is Sidney Crosby...

Pittsburgh Penguins rookie center Sidney Crosby entered this season touted as the NHL's best young talent since Wayne Gretzky.

So why, after scoring two goals, including an overtime game-winner Wednesday night, was the 18-year-old superstar-in-the-making getting no respect from the Flyers, who visit Crosby and the Penguins again tonight in Mellon Arena?

Asked after Wednesday night's game what he thought of Crosby, Flyers coach Ken Hitchcock said, "Other than the breakaway (goal in overtime), I didn't really notice him.”

Aww, poor Ken. You know what he sounds like? The ugly kid who gets rejected by the pretty girl and then says “I didn’t want her anyway”.

Full article here.

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