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Friday, July 08, 2005

nhl- Crosby to play in NHL, if there is One

from CBC, Sidney Crosby insists he will definitely play in the NHL next season if the league and the players' union agree on a new collective bargaining agreement.
Asked by CBC News Friday about recent reports he was negotiating to play in Switzerland, Crosby, hockey's top prospect, said he will only play in Europe next season if there is no NHL hockey.
"Obviously I'm going to consider other places, but if there's an NHL [season] that's where I want be. Right now, I want to make sure that I have somewhere to go if there is no NHL season, but we're thinking best-case scenario that there's going to be one, so that's what I'm worried about," Crosby told CBC News....more...