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Great expectations

Crosby first and foremost for rebuilding NHL

By Kevin Paul Dupont
Globe Staff / July 29, 2005

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Late last Friday afternoon, when NHL commissioner Gary Bettman flipped open the sealed envelope, the epicenter of the league's turnaround (officially branded: ''A Whole New Game") became Pittsburgh. The Penguins won the league's first 30-team draft lottery, and the right to select Sidney Crosby first overall in tomorrow's amateur entry draft in Ottawa. (Full article: 2048 words)

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