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Sidney Crosby, coming off Stanley Cup and World Cup of Hockey titles, has to top any list of NHL players to watch this season. Adidas Jonathan Ericsson Jersey .The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar may never approach the 36-goal, 120-point season he had a decade ago when he won his first of two Hart Trophies as NHL MVP. Crosby can, though, strike a balance between being patient with the puck and aggressive with or without it when needed.He just wins, said Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock, who has coached Crosby at the Olympics and World Cup. Sid is unbelievable.Crosby has been diagnosed with a concussion and his availability with the season coming up fast was unknown Monday. Heres a look at some other players to watch in the talent-rich league when the season starts this week:ALEX OVECHKINAs a scorer, the 31-year-old Washington Capitals winger isnt showing any signs of slowing down. Ovechkin had 50 goals last season, reaching the milestone for the third straight year. He won his fourth straight and league-record sixth overall Richard Trophy as the NHLs top scorer. No one else has won it more than twice since the 1998-99 season when the trophy was first awarded.PATRICK KANEThe Chicago Blackhawks winger won his first Hart Trophy by easily surpassing his previous career highs with 46 goals and 106 points. Kane couldnt celebrate the accomplishment too much because the Blackhawks were bounced out of the playoffs in the first round after hoisting the Cup in 2015 for the third time in six years. Kane and Co. will be fired up to make another run.CONNOR MCDAVIDIf the 19-year-old captain can stay healthy, no one will be surprised if he has a 100-point season with the Edmonton Oilers. McDavid, the No. 1 overall pick last year, had 48 points in 45 games during his injury-shortened rookie season.?The smooth-skating center looked like one of the games greats at the World Cup.AUSTON MATTHEWSThe Maple Leafs have a reason for hope, for a change, because of the 6-foot-3, 216-pound center they drafted No. 1 overall. Matthews appeared as if he belonged on the ice with the best hockey players on the planet last month at the World Cup, perhaps giving him a boost of confidence as an NHL rookie.P.K. SUBBANNashville acquired a motivated player in a blockbuster trade last summer, adding the 2013 Norris Trophy-winning defenseman and sending captain Shea Webber to Montreal. Subban scored a career-low six goals last season for the Canadiens and will get every opportunity to bounce back with the Predators.CAREY PRICEMontreals franchise and fans likely breathed a sigh of relief during the World Cup when it was clear Price is healthy and still one of the games best goaltenders after missing more than 10 months with a knee injury. With Price and Weber, the Canadiens will be tough to score against.BRENT BURNSThe reigning Western Conference-champion San Jose Sharks may want to give the gap-tooth, big-bearded defenseman a deal before he becomes a free agent next summer. If they dont, Burns may take his on- and off-the-ice act to a team that will pay him perhaps $7 million to $8 million a year with a long-term contract.BEN BISHOPThe Tampa Bay Lightning might move Bishop, who is entering the last season of his contract, before the trading deadline this season because they wont want to lose him to Las Vegas in the expansion draft next summer. Tampa Bay appeared to make a plan for the future in net last summer when it signed 22-year-old Andrei Vasilevskiy to a three-year extension.---Follow Larry Lage at http://www.twitter.com/larrylage and follow his work at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/larry-lage---This story has been corrected to show that Subban won 2013 Norris Trophy. Adidas Ryan Sproul Jersey . LOUIS -- St. Adidas Xavier Ouellet Jersey . -- Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL. http://www.cheapredwingsjerseys.com/ . After a first half in which he thought "the lid was on the basket," the Toronto Raptors coach watched his squad mount a second half surge to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-91. Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw thinks his side got their reward for refusing to panic against Argentina.The scrappy Scots struggled to shake off the streetwise South Americans but eventually ground out a 19-16 win thanks to their captains stoppage-time penalty.It was sweet relief for the Gloucester scrum-half after he admitted letting Australia off the hook in last weeks narrow 23-22 defeat when he struck the post with a conversion.But having earlier seen his side cancel out Nicolas Sanchezs opening try with a quick-fire Sean Maitland touchdown, the captain kept his nerve when he was given a second chance, knocking over the decisive kick with 82-and-a-half minutes on the clock.Laidlaw, who kicked 14 points in total, said: That post doesnt like me at the minute. I struck it lovely but it just stayed dead straight and hung out to the right.The boys were giving me stick for taking two goes to win it but I was pretty happy to see the second one go between the posts.The key was after they scored. We stood under the posts and said, Dont panic, we can score tries.We hit straight back and scored then pegged them back straight away. Psychologically that was a huge blow to them.We werre still annoyed from that Australia game last week so we were delighted to get on the right side of one today. Adidas Danny DeKeyser Jersey. Amid cold and wet conditions in Edinburgh, they struggled to keep hold of the ball while their fresh-faced pack toiled against the wily Pumas pack.But head coach Vern Cotter said: Its nice to be able to come away with the win. We knew it was going to be an arm-wrestle but I thought the boys responded really well.It wasnt perfect by any means but what we saw was a lot grit and character. The guys got what they went for and there are a lot of positives to come out of the game.We dominated territory in the first half, which I thought was good. We had opportunities and perhaps didnt make the most of them but it wasnt going to be an open game. Argentina came to squeeze us and get the win that way. We defended well and the win was a reflection of our determination.What I really liked was that they scored a try and we scored one ourselves straight back. That was important. Im very proud of the way the guys went about their business. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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