Thursday, July 23, 2009

Some Contradiction as to the Date for Crosby

[UPDATE] -- ALSO, AS A NOTE, the most current list is on my other blog, TSCSF, as I haven't had the time to update the list here yet (there are some new ones like Cooke and Ziggy this weekend)!!!

It looks as though alot of reports are surfacing that Sid will have the Cup on his birthday which is appropriate (so I apologize for my posting the information too early and getting the date incorrect).

Metro News Halifax is reporting that sources have told them that Crosby is planning to have the Cup on his 22nd birthday on August 7th, but an official announcement is forthcoming.
“Right now, the date is pretty much secured but it’s not being released,” said Mason, a family friend and a former coach of Crosby’s. “It will be announced possibly by the end of this week or the beginning of next week at the latest.”
Currently, I have Crosby's day with the Cup listed as August 19th and I wouldn't have posted it unless I came across that date on the internet (whether the date was actually stated in an article or I put facts from a number of articles together to come to a conclusion that this was the date).

But, I had a reader email me that the date is being reported on YAHOO! Sports as his birthday, August 7th.

I just wanted to make note of this on the blog so you don't think that I'm pulling dates out of thin air -- it appears to be some type of discrepency (and it could be a mistake on my part); however, YAHOO! does not give any sources or reasons as to why they report this is the date (and it does say "is expected to" which would imply this is not definite).

Is it August 7th or August 19th?? I guess we'll have to wait and see unless I get confirmation prior to these dates!!


Jay said...

Hey, I think you did a great job compiling all those dates. There was no comprehensive list, so I was ecstatic to see one. I know I appreciated the work and dedicated you put into the list.

Honestly, I wouldn't be surprised if someone purposely leaked the wrong date he'd get the Cup, since I'm sure his hometown would be swamped with people wanting to take part in the celebration!

PK_37 said...

I agree with Jay, I appreciate all the work you put in for us to get our information.

I would prefer Sid to get the Cup on his birthday. I can imagine there being a birthday cake in the Cup just for him. I guess we'll just have to see when the day is.

Stephanie said...

THANKS a bunch, guys!! I'm glad the hard work I put into both my blogs show and that readers appreciate it -- it means alot!!! And I haven't gotten around to updating the date list on HftL, but it's current on my other blog, TSCSF!!

THANKS again!! : )

mtfree said...

Stephanie, I think you do a great job on the blog here, and I'm sure it's not always easy getting information...Keep up the good work! I have only recently discovered this site, and I so enjoy it!

Staal1187Crosby said...

Oh please, please, please let it be August 7th!! That's the day I arrive in Halifax. :-) Thanks for keeping us updated!

Val said...

I agree with all of the comments above, and thanks for keeping us updated on the "who has the cup" update...your work is always appreciated!

@Staal1187Crosby - if it is in Halifax when you are there you are required by the faithful readers of site to give us an in-depth report :)

Staal1187Crosby said...

@Val - you got it! My husband has already informed me that I will be the driver on this holiday, so he will have to go where I steer...Onward, to Cole Harbour & Sir Stanley (provided he will be shown to the public)!