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Sidney Crosby to attend NFLPA meetings

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09:16 AM ET 09.08 | Sidney Crosby is expected to be among at least 10 Penguins and more than 200 players at NHLPA executive board meetings Wednesday and Thursday in New York. Crosby, the Penguins captain, is planning to join defenseman Brooks Orpik as part of the team's contingent, club union representative Craig Adams said Friday after an informal players' workout at Southpointe. Adams was one of eight players to attend the workout. Also present were fellow forwards Matt Cooke, Pascal Dupuis, Chris Kunitz, James Neal and Eric Tangradi; and defensemen Ben Lovejoy and Matt Niskanen. Most of the players at the workout have made plans to attend the NHLPA meetings next week, Adams said. He also expressed optimism that progress between the union and NHL could be made before Sept. 15, when the current collective bargaining agreement expires and a lockout will begin.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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September 8, 2012  09:34 AM ET

Wow. As far as big stories go, it doesn't get much bigger than that.

September 8, 2012  09:37 AM ET

Stop the presses! Extra! Extra! Earth shattering news! A captain is about to attend a meeting that concerns his millions!

September 8, 2012  09:43 AM ET

Sidney Crosby to attend NFLPA meetings

The March of the Penguins?

September 8, 2012  10:00 AM ET

He's bringing the bear claws!!! Hockey is dead until Frodo has been tossed into Mount Doom!!

September 8, 2012  10:09 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

He's bringing the bear claws!!! Hockey is dead until Frodo has been tossed into Mount Doom!!

I wished I owned the rights to this.

September 8, 2012  10:40 AM ET

He better bring a friend to keep nudging him awake.

September 8, 2012  10:58 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

He better bring a friend to keep nudging him awake.

Especially seeing that he's attending the NFLPA meetings.

September 8, 2012  11:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Especially seeing that he's attending the NFLPA meetings.

I see what you did. Actually that would be one scary meeting, I'm thinking.

September 8, 2012  01:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

I wished I owned the rights to this.

I seriously want one of those!

September 8, 2012  07:01 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

I seriously want one of those!

Ditto!

Read an article in The Sporting News about how the NHL should put in place a system of promotion and relegation as they do in soccer. Even if I know the idea will never fly, it made me think of the Leafs as permanent residents of the relegation division.

September 8, 2012  07:53 PM ET

When are people going to realize no one cares about Crosby? Do you really think he is going to make a difference? So tired of hearing his name..

September 8, 2012  07:55 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Ditto!Read an article in The Sporting News about how the NHL should put in place a system of promotion and relegation as they do in soccer. Even if I know the idea will never fly, it made me think of the Leafs as permanent residents of the relegation division.

I read that piece. Theyvwere talkin g about some manne rof "fininacial" relegation, so teams like the Leafs and Habs would always be in the top flight. if this is the case, than it's a dumb idea. If it is indeed based purely on record/merit...maybe...The jerk that wrote that piece said contraction would be a p.r. nightmare....what the hell do they think teams losing wheelbarrows full of cash because they're playing in areas they don't belong in is...a p.r.coup?

September 8, 2012  07:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

When are people going to realize no one cares about Crosby? Do you really think he is going to make a difference? So tired of hearing his name..

I don't subscribe to him being the be all and end all either, but like it not, he's a big name and erego...big news

September 9, 2012  12:02 AM ET

I knew he was the best in the world make that universe, but I was unaware he ALSO plays football! If not why is he going to the "NFLPA" meetings?

September 9, 2012  09:24 AM ET

Let's Go Pens!!

September 9, 2012  10:07 AM ET

Drop the Puck!

September 9, 2012  10:09 AM ET

Settle by 9/15!!!!!!!!!

September 9, 2012  10:28 AM ET

Top Players need to use the KHL against Gary , give him a drop dead date or sign over seas for the season ..

September 9, 2012  11:58 AM ET

So Sid plays football. I mean he's not going to the NHLPA meetings, but the NFLPA ones. Must be a punter.

 
September 9, 2012  03:53 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

He's bringing the bear claws!!! Hockey is dead until Frodo has been tossed into Mount Doom!!

Frodo might be dead but Pippin knew how to party. Pippin for commissioner - if Spiny doesn't run

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