I don't think A Semin had the effect on Sid as much as feeling healthy and nimble. Wingers who can score helped also. Sidney is his harshest critic.
Troy Loney wrote:I saw that, it was pretty much saying what it is...Sid is humble and started tearing up the league after Semin's inspirational words.
Crosby took a hammering all night against the Rangers -- as he so often does --but he kept bounding right up, ready to make a play. No whining for Sidney.