Found August 25, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Sidney Crosby was one of the first players to arrive for Hockey Canada's Olympic orientation camp that runs through Tuesday. Crosby says the camp is about ''just getting an idea for what to expect.'' High insurance costs will keep players off the ice. A total of 46 players are set to attend the camp at Canada Olympic Park. Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot said he understood that because the cost was ''through the roof'' he and the other 45 players won't be skating, but that there will be optional workouts. .
SOCHI 2014

Crosby on Russia's anti-gay laws

The face of the NHL is the latest hockey superstar to weigh in on Russia's highly controversial and discriminatory anti-gay laws. 

Inside Kris Letang’s insane summer workout

While few would doubt that professional athletes have intense workouts in the summer, it’s a safe bet that even fewer know what goes on behind the scenes during the offseason of a professional athlete, or in this case, an NHL defenseman. But thanks to Penguins blue liner Kris Letang, hockey fans all over the country just got a serious education. Recently, using his newly created...

Ryan Wilson: Sidney Crosby Speaks Out, Malkin Beats Up A Kid, And Other Olympic Notes

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Crosby says he opposes Russia anti-gay law

The NHL's top player didn't shy away Sunday when asked about Russia's anti-gay law being adopted for the Olympics in February. Team Canada superstar Sidney Crosby isn't on board with the Russian government's stance underlining his support of gay athletes and their right to play. "For me growing up in Canada my view has always been that way" Crosby...

Evgeni Malkin fights 7-year-old boy in Russian charity game

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin currently has four fighting majors in his career, and it appears that he wanted to add another one to the resume during this Russian charity game.  Malkin and this 7-year-old got into it during the second intermission of this charity game that was organized by Ilya Kovalchuk. According to the Puck Daddy Blog: Part of that event featured...

Malkin Fights 7 Year Old

Shocking, disturbing video has been released from Russia as Evgeni Malkin fights a 7 year old after losing a charity game. Click to see the haunting video! Go ahead, read the rest »

Evgeni Malkin ‘Fights’ 7-Year-Old Kid During Charity Hockey Game (Video)

Evgeni Malkin raised some eyebrows when the Penguins superstar dropped the gloves with Patrice Bergeron during the Eastern Conference finals against the Bruins. Malkin’s most recent fight came against a pretty unusual combatant as well, albeit in a much different manner. Playing in a charity game in his native Russia, Malkin tangled with a 7-year-old. Things seemed to be in order...

Evgeni Malkin “fights” seven-year-old at charity game

Check out this hilariously adorable video from a charity hockey game in Russia. Pittsburgh Penguins’ star Evgeni Malkin takes on a seven-year-old in a faux-fight, with awesome results.

Evgeni Malkin fights a 7-year-old during a charity game

During a Russian charity game put on by Ilya Kovalchuk, Evgeni Malkin stole the show after he "fought" a 7-year-old boy. During the game's second intermission, Malkin tangled with the boy and the two "fought" until they were separated by the officials.   The game featured players associated with SKA St. Petersburg and a local youth hockey team. The...

VIDEO: Evgeni Malkin fights a seven year-old

Jokingly of course:

Job Monday: What do Dan Bylsma and the USA Olympic team have in common?

They both only are expected to win every four years, apparently.#cantwinthecupeveryyear Team USA opened their camp today. [ WashPo ]    

The Real Captain Canada

from Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press, Team Canada coach Mike Babcock said Monday he had some thoughts on who his captain would be in Sochi, but he hadn't made a final determination. Toews figures in that slight reservation. Sidney Crosby is the consensus pick to be captain, but maybe Toews is better suited for the role. In seven instances wearing a Team Canada...

All talk and no on-ice action as Team Canada opens camp for Sochi

They rolled them out with machine-like efficiency in three groups on the opening day of Canada’s men’s Olympic hockey orientation camp. First there was Steve Yzerman and his management group then Mike Babcock and his coaching staff and finally Sidney Crosby and four other players who helped Canada win the gold medal in 2010 in Vancouver. For a full hour talk talk talk. No topic...
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