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Rowan meets Sid the Kid

From the St. Catherines Standard's Dan Dakin:

Standing there in front of little Rowan Langille was the guy whose name is on his favourite hockey stick. The guy who he watches playing his favourite sport on television. The guy who is easily his favourite player in the NHL.

Sidney Crosby crouched down to be at eye level with the four-year-old boy fighting cancer that started in his brain and has spread to his spine and the two smiled.

It was a special moment for everyone in the room. “We've got some real Penguins fans here,” Crosby said as he looked at Rowan and his three siblings – all of whom were wearing Pittsburgh ball caps or had some piece of Penguins gear on them.

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Originally at Blogspot, then at MVN, TheConfluence has over 1500 articles reporting Penguins news as well as jumping on my soapbox to opine constructive Penguins criticism.

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