At the same, the person asking the question is doing their job. "Not everything works out the way Crosby wants, but he seems to give considerable thought to what he says and does."At some point, how you act is just who you are," he said."I may not always have the most exciting answers, but that's who I am.But Sid stays and answers the question."As the face of the league, he has his share of critics.
Crosby saw a need to get more youngsters involved in Pittsburgh youth hockey and came to the team with an idea of outfitting 1,000 youngsters head-to-toe with equipment every year.
He has been doing this for seven seasons and has put his own money into the endeavor."He does more things that you don't hear about because he doesn't want you to hear about them," Morehouse said.
They are trying to do their job the best they can, and I have to do my job by answering the question the best I can."He is far more likely to mix it up with a Philadelphia Flyers forward than to end up in a verbal sparring match with the media.
But he has empathy for players who do have squabbles with the media, such as Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel, who recently called a reporter an "idiot" after a hostile exchange."We've all been in that situation where you see where the angle of the question is going and you don't agree with it," Crosby said. Obviously, you don't want that to happen, but I don't blame (Kessel) because of the position he was put in.
Even today, his home is a couple of blocks away from Lemieux.