Crosby’s Potential Fire Hydrants

Nathan Weselake

2013-12-30

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Glen Sather once said a fire hydrant could get 50 goals playing with Wayne Gretzky.

Somewhat insulting perhaps to the Great One’s wingers over the years but we get his point. Now, if a fire hydrant gets 50 with Gretzky what would one get with Crosby? Well, thanks to the injury to Pascal Dupuis and the absolutely decimated Penguins roster – we actually get to find out. 

 

Here is a list of the fire hydrants vying for the most coveted wing in hockey.

 

Joe Vitale

 

I remember Joe when the two of us ran a racket down on the Eastside. The son of hard working Italian immigrants, Joe was always one to make the most of his opportunities and so I like his chances here. If he gets a few games with Sid, he should get a few points and will certainly add to some of his multi-cat stats. It’s only been one game at the time of writing but Frozen Pool showed Vitale as having the early inside track on Dupuis’ spot – and even Sunday when James Neal tallied five points – Vitale saw almost as many shifts there.


14.18% EV 27 ADAMS,CRAIG – 15 GLASS,TANNER – 38 SILL,ZACH
13.06% EV 87 CROSBY,SIDNEY – 14 KUNITZ,CHRIS – 18 NEAL,JAMES
9.7% EV 49 GIBBONS,BRIAN – 12 KOBASEW,CHUCK – 16 SUTTER,BRANDON