Playoff Intel: Sidney Crosby

Craig Rivet shares the secrets of shutting down Sid the Kid ... results may vary

Originally Published: April 16, 2010
By Lindsay Berra | ESPN The Magazine

As the playoffs kick into gear, ESPN Insider puts some of the NHL's stars in the crosshairs with the help of those who know them best. Rivals provide scouting reports to show Insiders how to stop some of the postseason's biggest names. Tendencies, strengths, weaknesses -- it's all here in our player-on-player scouting reports.

Below, Buffalo Sabres D Craig Rivet tries to get a handle on Pittsburgh Penguins do-everything star Sidney Crosby.

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Lindsay Berra is a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine.