Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Alanah McGinley on 12/14/06 at 08:02 AM ET
Nothing specific about the Philadelphia Flyers sparks Sidney Crosby's game. It just looks that way. Crosby took over the NHL scoring lead with a career-high six points in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 8-4 rout of the Flyers on Wednesday night. The 19-year-old phenom has 29 points in 13 career games against Philadelphia, including 15 in five games this season - all Penguins victories. "We saw a special performance by a special player," Penguins coach Michel Therrien said. "It was unbelievable. Sid was phenomenal." Crosby had one goal and five assists to give him 47 points for the season, three more than New York Rangers captain Jaromir Jagr.and more... From Dave Molinari at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Philadelphia sent a fourth-round draft choice and considerations to Anaheim for left winger Todd Fedoruk last month because it wanted to add some toughness. Good thing the Flyers weren't looking to add intelligence. For while Fedoruk is an accomplished fighter and owns one of hockey's better nicknames ("The Fridge"), he apparently isn't one of the game's great thinkers.and more...
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