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Sidney Crosby Conference

Sidney Crosby – Sidney Crosby had an exceptional minor and junior hockey career and was one of the most highly regarded draft picks in hockey history, leading many to refer to the 2005 Draft Lottery as the “Sidney Crosby Sweepstakes.” He has coined the nicknames “Sid the Kid” and “The Next One” since joining the NHL. He was selected first overall on the 2005 draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins and had a brief tenure playing alongside Mario Lemieux who took Crosby under his wing and even let him live in his home as a rookie. He led the NHL with 120 points in just his second season capturing his first Art Ross Trophy becoming the youngest player to ever win a scoring title in any North American Sports League. He has already won 3 Stanley Cups and an Olympic gold medal and still has much hockey left to play.