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12-13-2012, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by od71 View Post
I think that crowd somewhat is hypnotized by Crosby. When media repeats that someone has superskills, that he is successor of Gretzky and Lemieux, the crowd gradually starts to believe it, they start to see that "Crosby is one of the best, and most complete players in history. Theres nothing he isnt good at. Speed, shot, vision. And on top of that, he has an intensity that some of the greats lacked".
Yes, I agree, he is a great player, I enjoy him, but it's ridiculous to compare him with Gretzky, Lemieux. Even Jagr, Forsberg are better than Sid. Sid is not even the best player in the league.
There is definitely a hype about him. In medicine it's called "treatment by suggestion", some kind of brainwash. Last season, sitting in the pressbox, he was still main headliner in a media
Well that happens when a guy has a start like Sid did in 11 and how he plays. Without that injury it's quite apparent that he would have had 2 incredible seasons in 11 and 12.

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