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Crosby one of's "Top 49 Influential Men" @NHLdotcom
NEW YORK – For the second straight year, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has been named one of's "Top 49 Most Influential Men."  Readers of, the world's leading men's lifestyle web site, ranked Crosby #45 on the list of men who had influenced them the most throughout 2008.  Voters were asked to choose the men who have had the greatest influence on the way other men behave, buy and think.

Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama topped the list.  Other notables on the list include Republican presidential nominee John McCain, tech mogul Steve Jobs, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, soccer star David Beckham and actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Christian Bale.

To view the full "Top 49 Most Influential Men list," visit

The "Top 49 Most Influential Men" list follows in the footsteps of’s extremely popular "Top 99 Most Desirable Women" list, a yearly compilation that debuted in 2001.
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