at one point, at league headquarters, subban’s phone buzzed with an incoming text message. “sidney,” he said, shaking his head. “probably telling me to take it easy on him.” he added, “i told him i’m taking him out to dinner when he comes to montreal—before i slap him!”

The Canadians needed someone who they could look up too, and would be clutch in the big moments. More than anything, they needed a captain who was the hardest working player on a team full of super stars. No one has outworked Crosby over his eight year career. When Team Canada went looking for someone who led by example and had respect from everyone on the team, no one was more deserving than Sidney Crosby
  • Someone who finally understand that decision