“I’m not trying to be the next Wayne Gretzky or Mario Lemieux. I am putting pressure on myself to do my best and perform to my potential."

"Skating and scoring and setting up guys—those are my strengths."

"My dad introduced me to the game, gave me a stick. Since then I’ve had a passion for it."

"Obviously, you love to score goals. You love to make assists and do things like that. But at the same time, at the end of the day, you want to win. That’s how I look at it. If I can help my team by scoring goals and setting up guys, then great."

"I want to be the best player possible."

"For every whack I’ve given, I’ve gotten four or five."

"It’s not that hard to stay grounded. It’s the way I was brought up."

"I want to be the best, so whatever comes with that, I’ll have to accept."

"I need to work on defensive play and being consistent."

"I am doing what I love to do."

"I want to reward this city. Pittsburgh is a great hockey town."

"The best way for me to lead is through my game."

"It doesn't feel real. It feels like a dream. It just feels like dream."



Sidney Crosby,
2006 ESPN The Magazine

 


Sidney Crosby,
2005 Upper Deck


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