"He's such a good player, such a good person. There's leaders, and then there's leaders of players. He gets along with the guys good. It's not surprising. Everything he does has got class to it. I just like the way he leads the guys."
-- Ken Hitchcock on Sidney Crosby
Hitchcock immediately halted his speech. There was old business to conduct.
"Hey, you owe me $40!" Hitchcock said, and not seriously, as Crosby strolled by with father Troy Crosby at his side.
"Why," Crosby said, more than suspiciously, as Hitchcock lobbied the Penguins star for some new footwear.