Crosby's teammates had plenty to say about it following the defending Stanley Cup champions' 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
- After losing a pair of front teeth, Sidney Crosby wasn't available to discuss the highlight-reel, one-handed goal he scored in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth.
Starting from inside his blue line, Crosby picked up a head of steam through the neutral zone and weaved past all four Sabres defenders before lifting a one-handed backhander into the top right corner to open the scoring with nine seconds left in the first period.
He does some pretty amazing things.” Even Sabres goalie Robin Lehner was left impressed.
He also relied more on body language, accents, and facial contortions than simply dialogue.
Unlike the slapstick comedy which was standard on TV, his style was considered "avant garde" in the 1950s.
Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer, best known for two pioneering 1950s live television series: Your Show of Shows, which was a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor, Caesar's Hour, both of which influenced later generations of comedians.
Your Show of Shows and its cast received seven Emmy nominations between the years 19 and tallied two wins.
"Sid's was the show to which all comedy writers aspired. His TV shows' subjects included satires of real life events and people—and parodies of popular film genres, theater, television shows, and opera.
But unlike other comedy shows at the time, the dialogue was considered sharper, funnier, and more adult-oriented.
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He also acted in movies; he played Coach Calhoun in Grease (1978) and its sequel Grease 2 (1982) and appeared in the films It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Silent Movie (1976), History of the World, Part I (1981), and Cannonball Run II (1984).
Caesar was considered a "sketch comic" and actor, as opposed to a stand-up comedian.