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Why Sidney Crosby Makes NHL Games Unwatchable

Published by on May 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The superstar that transcends a sport is rare. 

Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky come to mind as players that seemed to almost define their sport for a moment in time. 

Try as the NHL might though—and boy, do they ever—Sidney Crosby will never be that guy, and it's their own fault.

The NHL wants us to love Sidney Crosby, Versus wants us to love Sidney Crosby, and NBC really wants us to love Sidney Crosby.  That is probably the biggest reason why, outside of Pittsburgh, not many people will ever truly appreciate Sidney Crosby.

How do you root for a guy that you're told to root for?  Duke basketball comes to mind as a parallel. 

Duke runs a c...

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