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Sidney Crosby shares emotional message on the passing of Bob Cole

Published April 27, 2024 at 8:59 PM
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The hockey world was shattered after hearing the news that legendary NHL broadcaster Bob Cole has passed away. Among the many people paying tribute to Cole is Sidney Crosby, who shared an emotional message in a special presentation.

Bob Cole was one of the best sports broadcasters the world had to offer, and hockey fans were understandably heartbroken after learning that he passed away Wednesday at the age of 90. Since the news was made public Thursday, NHLers from across the board have paid tribute to the man through videos, interviews, and fashion.






Though a great deal of the celebration of Cole's legacy came from those from the Maple Leafs Camp, Pittsburgh Penguins veteran center Sidney Crosby paid tribute in an emotional message on a special presentation with Sportsnet. In this message, he shared that the two talked to each other every day before games in the regular season and playoffs.

"A couple of minutes ago, Sidney Crosby was on Sportsnet with a heartwarming video to tribute Bob Cole.

Sid called Bob Cole everyday before the regular-season and everyday before the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Sidney admired Bob Cole and the passion he had for the game."


After sharing this story he expressed the utmost admiration for Cole's narrating style, deeming it his favorite part of the NHL season. Finally, he offered his final thanks for his contribution to the NHL.

«Thank you for sharing your gift to the world. Your legacy will live on forever, my friend.»


Sidney Crosby's tribute has already made waves across social media, with fans of the player and Bob Cole taking the opportunity to pay their respect to both legendary NHL figures.




Bob Cole was a legend in the NHL, and he will be missed. We join Sidney Crosby in both thanking him for his contribution and honoring his legacy.
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