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Crosby and Lemieux
Crosby might be Mario Lemieux's linemate this coming season.
Sid's The One
Even though the world knew how the No. 1 overall pick would turn out Saturday, it was quite the sight seeing Sidney Crosby take the Penguins jersey from his boss and possible linemate Mario Lemieux. Scott Burnside writes that now Crosby is officially a part of the NHL, life will never be the same for the teenager. Story

• Crosby, Mario talk to ESPNEWS
• Surprises come after No. 1
• Hradek: First-round analysis
• No. 1 picks | Trade Tracker
• Rounds: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

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Lemieux might play 'two, maybe three' more years
Mario Lemieux couldn't restrain the joy he felt at adding hockey's most promising prospect in Sidney Crosby with the No. 1 pick since -- well, Lemieux himself in 1984.
Burnside: Don't believe the hype?
Some within the NHL say Sidney Crosby can't possibly live up to the hype. Scott Burnside writes about the Penguins' plans to protect him.
Burnside: The other great player in NHL draft
In a draft dominated by Sidney Crosby talk, there is another great player in the NHL draft, one no one is talking about: Jack Johnson.
Burnside: The next Mario?
Sidney Crosby will go to Pittsburgh with a chance to revive a moribund franchise just like his future boss did 21 years ago.
Penguins win chance to draft phenom Crosby
The Penguins beat out the remaining 29 NHL teams in an unprecedented draft lottery that gave every club a chance to get the first pick and nab Sidney Crosby.
So money: Pittsburgh won't hinder Crosby marketing
Sidney Crosby isn't going to New York or L.A., but the 17-year-old phenom shouldn't have much trouble making a buck in Pittsburgh.
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A second chance: Ottawa to host NHL Draft in 2008
After the labor dispute wiped out the Senators' chance to host this year's event, the team on Wednesday was awarded the 2008 Draft at the Corel Centre.
2004 NHL Entry Draft
Take a look back at the 2004 Entry Draft, where the Capitals selected Alexander Ovechkin with the No. 1 overall pick.
NHL Entry Draft - Vital Information
What: 2005 NHL Entry Draft
When: Saturday, July 30
Where: Westin Hotel in Ottawa
Rounds: Seven rounds
2005 NHL Draft -- 1st Round
1. Penguins Sidney Crosby, C
2. Ducks Bobby Ryan, RW
3. Hurricanes Jack Johnson, D
4. Wild Benoit Pouliot, LW
5. Canadiens Carey Price, G
6. Jackets Gilbert Brule, C
7. Blackhawks Jack Skille, RW
8. San Jose (from ATL) Devin Setoguchi, RW
9. Senators Brian Lee, D
10. Canucks Luc Bourdon, D
11. Kings Anze Kopitar, C
12. Rangers (from SJ) Marc Staal, D
13. Sabres Marek Zagrapan, C
14. Capitals Sasha Pokulok, D
15. Islanders Ryan O'Marra, C
16. Atlanta (from NYR) Alex Bourret, RW
17. Coyotes Martin Hanzal, C
18. Predators Ryan Parent, D
19. Red Wings Jakub Kindl, D
20. Panthers (from PHI) Kenndal McArdle, LW
21. Leafs Tuukka Rask, G
22. Bruins Matt Lashoff, D
23. Devils Nicklas Bergfors, W
24. Blues T.J. Oshie, C
25. Oilers Andrew Cogliano, C
26. Flames Matt Pelech, D
27. Washington (from COL) Joe Finley, D
28. Stars Matt Niskanen, D
29. Flyers (from FLA) Steve Downie, RW
30. Lightning Vladimir Mihalik, D
Round: 1st | 2nd | 3rd | 4th | 5th | 6th | 7th

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