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Reports of Sidney Crosby's arrest in Ottawa proved to be a hoax, and the story was retracted by the QMI Agency. Meanwhile, the Twittersphere has been aglow with glee and derision.

By The SI Staff
September 03, 2014

The report of Sidney Crosby's arrest on Tuesday night in Ottawa ultimately proved false. The Penguins' captain was training in Vail, Colo., and the story has been retracted. But in the meantime, the Twittersphere has been alive with glee and derision. Here are some of the best and most trenchant observations.

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