Originally Posted by CanadianSteel
Lemieux has always been my favourite player, and I hope you realize how lucky Pittsburgh is to have had him, and now Crosby. Both are great hockey players and even more important great people as well and it appears "the Burgh" has grown on each of them !
So true! We are very very lucky. No other single athlete has done more for sports in Pittsburgh than Lemieux, and the only other person I can think of that would come close to his impact is Art Rooney, Sr.
As for Crosby, he's 20 going on 35 in his maturity. He is great for Pittsburgh and for the game of hockey.
Thanks to the two of them (and the likes of Malkin, Fleury & the other young stars), we will be enjoying many years of Penguin hockey to come---and many playoff series.