For his second time with the Stanley Cup, Sidney Crosby said he wanted to make sure that as many people as possible could share the day with him.
Crosby took the Cup to Tim Hortons, visited his hockey school and surprised people all over his home town with it, but one fan encounter stands out from all the rest.
According to the CBC, Crosby went out of his way to help make a dream come true for Robin Drodge, a super fan who’s always wanted to meet the Pittsburgh Penguins captain.
Drodge, who is blind and suffers from serious liver and kidney problems, had to be flown to Halifax for medical treatment. Luckily, his time there coincided with Crosby’s visit with the Cup. After securing a day pass from his doctors, Drodge’s mother and aunt took him to the celebration event with Crosby, where they managed to get backstage with some help from Halifax Mayor Mike Savage.
As soon as Crosby spotted Drodge’s wheelchair, he came right over to say hello and made sure Drodge was able to touch the Cup and the Conn Smythe Trophy.
Crosby took Robin’s hand and toured it over the storied Conn Smythe trophy.
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