Crosby has found his fame, alright

Ryan Van Horne

This article was written in 2003 for a website that never paid me for the story — although they put the story on their site. That website is defunct and it serves them right.

I was thinking about this story the other day as I thought about the pratfalls of freelancing; I’d thought I’d dust this story off and post it here on the blog for posterity.

Sidney Crosby is on his way to hockey fame
By Ryan Van Horne
Sidney Crosby. Remember that name. If it isn’t a household name in your home, it will be soon.

The precocious 16-year-old hockey player plays for the Rimouski Oceanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and has already grabbed the attention of Wayne Gretzky, who has tabbed Crosby as a likely candidate to challenge his scoring records.

“It was a huge compliment,” Crosby said. “But there isn’t going to be another Wayne Gretzky and…

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