Most Influential Athletes
The 2008 roundup from AskMen.com
Sidney Crosby - #45
Sidney Crosby was drafted first overall into the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005 and led the league in scoring in just his second season; That year, he was also awarded the Hart Trophy as league MVP, as well as the Lester B. Pearson Award as most valuable player as voted on by his peers.
2008's Claim to Fame: Sidney Crosby finished the 2008 playoffs with the Eastern Conference championship.