All That Chirping Paid Off
A Crosby heckler on Wednesday night was rewarded with an autographed stick.
The Penguins defeated the New York Rangers by a score of 7-2 on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. This being New York, Crosby was heckled mercilessly by Rangers fans. But instead of responding negatively, Crosby rewarded one particularly creative heckler, Nick Lipeika, with an autographed hockey stick, which also contained the personalized message, "Good chirps. Take it easy on me next time!" According to ESPN, among Lipeika's choicest "chirps" was this gem: "Hey Crosby, when Gatorade wanted a tough guy, Justin Bieber turned them down, so they settled for you."