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Sidney Crosby Takes On Role Of Teacher At Hometown Hockey Camp

August 27, 2019


. GOOD EVENING EVERYONE I’M BOB POMPEANI. SIDNEY CROSBY WEARS P.M. HATS FACE OF THE FRANCHISE FACE OF THE LEAGUE. HE’S BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN HELPING THE NHL GROW AND THE OVERALL SUCCESS OF THE PENGUINS TEAM CANADA MEANS HE HAS BECOME A ROLE MODEL FOR KIDS EVERYWHERE HE CERTAINLYLY IN HIS HOMETOWN. Reporter: WELCOME TO COLE HARBOUR NOVA SCOTIA CANADA. POPULATION, 25,000. BUT NONE OF THEM IS AS WELL- KNOWN AS THE KID THEY REFER TO AS NUMBER ONE SON. THIS IS THE HOME OF SIDNEY CROSBY AND IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT, YOU WOULD JUST BY BEING HERE FOR A FEW MINUTES. IN THE SHOPS CROSBY MERCHANDISE SELLS OUT YEAR ROUND AND WHEN HE TAKES THE ICE HERE IN HIS HOMETOWN YOU CAN TELL HOW IMPORTANT HE IS TO THIS COMMUNITY. AND FOR SIDNEY CROSBY THIS IS WHERE IT ALL BEGAN. COLE HARBOUR PLACE. IT’S THE PLACE WHERE HE STARTED TO SKATE. IT’S THE PLACE WHERE HE STARTED TO DREAM BIG ABOUT AN NHL CAREER, AND NOW IT’S THE PLACE WHERE HE’S TRYING TO HELP YOUNG KIDS DO THE SAME. MAKE SURE YOU GUYS ARE NICE AND LOW WHEN YOU’RE GOING THROUGH THE TURNS OKAY. Reporter: THIS IS WHERE IT STARTED FOR YOU RIGHT? YEAH. THERE IS MY HOME RINK. THIS IS THE PLACE THAT HAD A LOT OF GREAT MEMORIES GROWING UP SPENT A LOT OF TIME PRACTICING HAVING TOURNAMENTS. IT’S PRETTY SPECIAL. Reporter: THERE IS THE FIRST ANNUAL SIDNEY CROSBY HOCKEY SCHOOL AND HE AS YOU WOULD EXPECT HAS DONE IT FIRST CLASS. BECAUSE AS HE TOLD ME THIS KIND OF STUFF MOTIVATED HIM. DOES IT TAKE YOU BACK? DEFINITELY. SPENT A LOT OF TIME GOING TO HOCKEY SCHOOLS AND TEACHING THEM AS WELL. EVEN ATE YOUNG AGE JUST AS A TEENAGER. THAT WAS MY SUMMER JOB. IT WAS A PRETTY EASY SUMMER JOB. Reporter: HIS JOB ON THIS DAY WAS TO SUSPECT HELP THE KIDS A AT COLE HARBOUR. JORDY SHOULD BE DOWN HERE. JORDY COME DOWN HERE. COME DOWN HERE. KEEP MOVING. KEEP MOVING. NICE. KEEP MOVING. SHOOT. YOU OKAY THERE BILL? WANT TO MOVE A LITTLE BIT? YOU’RE GOOD? QUICK SHOT, QUICK SHOT. GOOD TRY, GOOD TRY. Reporter: THERE WERE KIDS FROM 6 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES HERE INCLUDING AS FAR AWAY AS JAPAN. HIS ROLE AS A FACE IN THE LEAGUE IS SOMETHING HE TAKES SERIOUSLY AND TO THAT END HE MADE SURE EVERYONE HAD A MOMENT TO MEET HIM, TAKE A PICTURE AND GET A LOOK AT HIS RINGS AND MEDALS. DO YOU SEE THE STANLEY CUP RING BEFORE? YOU WANT TO SEE IT? BIG HUM? HOW MANY DIAMONDS ON ITS? IS THERE I DON’T KNOW LOOKS LIKE A RIGHT THOUGH RIGHT. HOW’S THE CAMP GOING? DO YOU EVER WEAR THAT? NO. WHY NOT. IT’S HUGE. I JUST. I DON’T KNOW. I JUST. WHERE DO YOU STORE IT. I WOULD WEAR IT LIKE IF WE HAD A TEAM THING ALL THE GUYS GOT TOGETHER I WOULD DEFINITELY WEAR IT THAT WOULD BE FUN. I DON’T KNOW A SITUATION WHERE I WOULD WEAR IT. HERE’S MY RING. LIKE YOU’RE GOING TO A WEDDING THROW IT ON IT’S HUGE. Reporter: SO IS CROSBY NOBODY BIGGER NOBODY MORE RECOGNIZABLE AND MOB MORE APPRECIATIVE TO HAVE GROWN UP IN COLE HARBOUR. TOMORROW AT 6:45 SIT DOWN WITH

4 Comments

  • Reply Gavin Lake August 8, 2015 at 12:45 am

    My friend josh is in that camp

  • Reply Pranked August 19, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    I was in it

  • Reply rappy90 November 30, 2015 at 6:28 am

    Stopped into CHP to watch some of it! Nice seeing a star player spend time doing this!

  • Reply Ace Jones August 9, 2016 at 12:08 am

    can't forget Nate MacKinnon

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