Rangers Prepare To Face Crosby

“ Any time you face a guy with his (Sidney Crosby's) compete level, you know you have to be at your best at all times. ”
- Michael Del Zotto
“ Crosby is just an all-around player. He competes on pucks, he's good defensively, he battles, and he has one of the best skill sets, if not THE best skill set, in the world. We have to play him hard and limit his time and space. ”
- John Moore
“ Crosby's competitive level is second to none. He competes like you wouldn't believe in practice, let alone in games, and that's what sets him apart. ”
- Dominic Moore

Sideny Crosby is in the midst of another standout season for the Penguins, currently leading the NHL with 47 points; and earlier this season he recahed the 700-point plateau, doing so in his 497th career game, the fastest any active player has done so. In his career Crosby has scored 20 goals in 44 games against the Rangers, totaling 59 points in that span, as well.

Following Wednesday's morning skate Rangers defensemen Michael Del Zotto and John Moore discussed playing against Crosby, while Sid's former teammate Dominic Moore explained what makes Crosby such an elite player.

See what the Rangers were saying about Sidney Crosby before facing him and the Penguins on Wednesday, then share your thoughts below.