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It’s officially day 94 of the NHL lockout and Sidney Crosby has an abundance of free time on his hands. Whether he’s building a new home, rocking out at a Justin Bieber concert, or helping out one of his buddies in a ball hockey league, Crosby never fails to make himself useful.
On Friday night, he attended a 26-and-over ball hockey game at Dek Star rink in Pittsburgh, strapped on some goalie gear, and snuck his way into the net. His opponents had no idea who they were up against until late in the game when it was revealed that the greatest active hockey player in the world was blocking their shots…and all of them at that. Crosby posted a 4-0 shutout in his goaltending debut.
Via the Post Gazette:
“My buddy plays in the league there. I talked to him about playing,” Crosby said. “I played a lot of goalie in street hockey growing up and stuff. Just asked if he needed a goalie. He said sure and I came out. It was cool.”
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Sidney Crosby hasn’t gone over to play in Europe during the NHL lockout, but he has found a way to keep playing. The Pittsburgh Penguins’ star moonlighted as a street hockey goalie on Friday night, recording a 4-0 win against a team named, somewhat appropriately, “Flyers Suck.” “My buddy plays in the league there. I talked to him about playing,” Crosby explained to the...
The NHL Lockout has left many NHLers desperate for work. So desperate, that Sidney Crosby took up playing goalie for a Dek (Street) Hockey team. He played at Dek Star in North Hills against a team called “Flyers Suck,” meaning they were probably thrilled to see Sid the Kid.Marc-Andre Fleury better stay sharp, or Crosby might take his roster spot when/if the Lockout ends.H/T: The Pens Blog
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According the Internet, Sidney Crosby played goaltender at Dek Star in the North Hills.
He played for a team called "Flyers Suck," and his team won 4-0.
UPDATED: He played against a team by the name "Flyers suck." Not that it matters, but whatever.
Making a save:
We would have roster checked Crosby.