Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. General Sports

Crosby named captain for 2014 Canadian men's Olympic hockey team

See also

According to Hockey Canada on Sunday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins has been named captain for Team Canada's men's ice hockey team at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Crosby is a Canadian icon after he scored the game winning goal for Canada in overtime at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

Crosby will be joined by assistant captains Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks and Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators. Crosby, Toews and Weber were all members of Canada's gold medal winning team at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and are all captains of their respective club teams in the National Hockey League.

Crosby, a native of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, currently leads the National Hockey League with 43 assists and 68 points. Canada's Sports Hall of Fame and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Scott Niedermayer was the captain for Team Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

Advertisement

Sports

  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    Video
    MLB Rumors
  • Hottest WNBA players
    Dig in to this WNBA slideshow and see what has Drake so hot and bothered
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Feeling groovy: The truth about Adam Wainwright and the grooved Derek Jeter pitch
    MLB News
  • Rory's dad cashes in
    Rory McIlroy's dad Gerry cashes in on $342,000 bet on son's British Open win
    Golf
  • Bob Burnquist interview
    Examiner exclusive: Skateboarding legend Bob Burnquist talks Dew Tour and Toyota
    Skateboarding
  • 40-year-old cheerleader
    40-year-old mom Kriste Lewis becomes New Orleans Saints cheerleader
    NFL News