Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby in an interview.
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Sidney Crosby Shows Emotion in Heartfelt On-Air Interview

Published February 26, 2024 at 9:17

Last night, after the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers, Sidney Crosby gave a heartfelt interview on the TNT broadcast, with former Penguins coach Tony Granato.

Sidney Crosby known for his calm personality, showed emotion in the interview, as Granato was on the broadcast to talk about his recent cancer diagnosis.

Sidney Crosby Gives Emotional Interview on TNT With Former Coach Tony Granato


Tony Granato, who served as the Pens' assistant coach between 2009 and 2014, recently announced that he has cancer.

When he spoke with Crosby, it was clear that the Penguins' captain was emotional.

Here's how their discussion went down:

"-Sidney, I got one final question for you. Listen, you made so many memories for people on and off the ice, but we've got USA hockey hall of famer Tony Granado here, and I got to wonder if you're trying to rally this team. Do you just get that still shot of Tony Granado standing up on the bench yelling over at the other bench? How vivid is your memory of that?

-I love that. Just that image in my head, makes me smile. And obviously, I love Tony. Had a great time, with him here and still keep in touch and, thinking about him all the time and know how strong and, how tough he is. But, that image is always cemented in my head, and I love that.

-That's awesome, Sidney. Thanks so much for your time.

- Thanks, Sid. And, we've been discussing all along how important and how well you represent our game. And as always, after a tough game like this, to take a few minutes and be smiling where your penguins had on forward with pride. Thanks for being Sid. That's just all I got to say. Thank you.

Thanks, Tony. Appreciate it."

As he was speaking, we can hear Crosby's voice cracking, thinking about the old times with Granato.

It's clear that their relation means a lot to both of them and we got to see a little insight of it.

We send our best wishes to Granato in his battle against cancer.

You can watch the full interview here:

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