July 12, 2007
Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney pits the Penguins' whiz kid against Hogwarts' kid wizard.
 
Sidney Crosby
Harry Potter
Also Known As
The Next One, Baby Legs, Sid the Kid -- and Darryl. Yes, Darryl. The Boy Who Lived
Game
Hockey Quidditch
Position
Center Seeker
Plays Games
In an igloo At a castle
Drafted
No. 1 by the Penguins in 2005 By a hat
Stick of Choice
Sher-Wood Momentum Firebolt -- and a wand
Sorta Looks Like
SNL's Andy Samberg The lady from The Weakest Link
Distinguishing Characteristic
Lightning-quick shot Lightning-shaped scar
Ill-Advised Shirtless Moment For
GQ A horse
Rival
Alexander Ovechkin Lord, er, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named
Feasts On
Bewildererd goalies Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans
Manages To Make
Americans watch hockey Americans read
Biggest Obstacle
Living up to expectations Lord, er (I'd better watch that), He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named -- and puberty.
Very Hairy Contemporary
Scott Niedermayer Hagrid
 

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