Sidney Crosby is a hockey player. He plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sidney Crosby is also known as the face of the NHL. Sidney Crosby was the first overall pick in the 2005 draft. He has played for the penguins since 2005 to this present day. The position he plays in hockey is that he is a center. Sidney was picked as the captain for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2007 to 2008 season. He is still currently the captain for the Pittsburgh Penguins. I picked Sidney Crosby because he is a talented at playing hockey.
One of the few great hockey stars of the generation of the late 1940’s is Bobby Orr. He was the youngest player to ever be elected into the hockey hall of fame which was at age 31 in 1959. Bobby Orr was a skilled player that was considered a magician on the ice. ("Orr, Bobby.") Bobby was a major attraction and he brought many people to ice arenas across North America, and when he was playing in a game their arena was usually a sell out to see Orr do his magic. ("Orr, Bobby.") He considered by many hockey players and fans one of the best defenseman to ever lace up a pair of skates. A great hockey player and human being, whose rise to the NHL, throughout his career and in his person life that followed was an impact to the community is Bobby Orr.
To sum up, Louis Riel was without doubt, a hero. In spite of the mistakes he made, and things he did that might have upset the Canadian government, all of his actions have contributed to Canada’s growth as a nation. He was one of the most important figures in Canadian history, and indeed a true Canadian hero.
Today Louis Riel is still thought of as a Father Of Confederation by many people, what he did for Canada over 100 years ago is still thought about all the time. People often debate about what happened to him, and if it was right or wrong, or good or bad.
Czechoslovakian Ice Hockey
Today the Czech Republic and Slovakia are known as two separate nations. Both nations have been fairly successful over the years, politically, and economically. Another aspect area of success to arise out of these two nations has been athletics, as they have been known to participate in several international competitions over the years. Earlier in the 20th century however, these two nations were combined into one nation. This country was known as Czechoslovakia, and like its predecessors, this country endured years of success in regards to athletics.
Canada has become a superior nation thru, perseverance, courage and even care as they persevered thru many dark battles, and made sure they all came thru together as a unit other than individuals. Their courage made there fighting 100% stronger as they wouldn’t back down to any task and they weren’t afraid to lose their life to help a fellow friend and country out. Care played a major aspect in each Canadian heart. There cared about Britain so they weren’t to go help them when they declared war, they helped other troops with their emotional problems and lastly they even cared a little about there enemies as they are the same person, however the only thing separating them is there culture. Canadians contributed in many ways to help our country's great efforts in the First World War.
A great Prime Minster should always do what is appropriate for Canada, no matter how many obstacles and burdens he or she faced. Trudeau is known as one of the most political figures in the Canadians history. Looking at the fifteen years of Pierre Elliot Trudeau’s wisdom, he did exactly what is right for Canada. For instance, he put an end to the October Crisis by putting the country into the effect of The War Measures Act. In another case, he performed the Official Language Act, which supported the unity and equality of the French and English Canadians. Finally, he amended the Constitution, which gave Canadians the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Trudeau was a successful Prime Minster who accomplished his goals, and facilitated the unity of Canadians despite facing enormous oppositions.
Before the 1980 Winter Olympics began, the US Olympic hockey team was not expected to do as well as they did. They had many powerhouse teams to beat and the team was just a bunch of college kids who wanted to play hockey. In the end, they had performed one of the greatest upsets in the history of hockey by defeating the USSR, the whom many thought of as the greatest hockey team in the world.
I believe Simon Fraser was an astonishing man, although that is my perspective others may vary. One might claim that he is a farce, and that he conquered land that belong to First Nations. However that is your perspective on him from what I see is a man who was very prompt and adventurous. I believe he deserves to be admired by all Canadians, because he contributed greatly to the upbringing of British Columbia and made this glorious province what it is today, well thats my connotation on Simon Fraser.
He was a small town boy from Parry Sound, Ontario who was Canada’s best hockey player in the twentieth century (www.thecanadianencylopedia.ca). Orr has brought the sport of hockey to many Canadians doorsteps Orr was the youngest player to play in the Ontario Hockey Association while playing in his inaugural – first - season Orr set several records and has won several awards. Orr discovered himself playing for the Oshawa Generals at the age of fourteen in a league meant for eighteen to twenty-year-olds (Queensway,Gary p.229). Being the youngest athlete meant that Orr would need to work, extremely hard to catch up his competitors. Orr’s entry to the National Hockey League was smooth due to the fact that he played professional hockey at a young age. During, Orr’s rookie season he scored forty-one points to won the Calder Cup (www.nhl.com). Winning the Calder cup at eighteen (youngest in the NHL), meant that Orr was the most successful hockey player in his rookie season. Orr led the Boston Bruins to two Stanley Cups and scored the golden goals in both finals (www.thecanadianencylopedia.ca). In a game that millions of hockey fans watch, Orr scored crunch goals, which led him to become known ad Canada’s best hockey player. Throughout, Orr’s NHL career he won seven James Norris Trophy, two Art Ross Trophy, three Hart Memorial Trophy, two Conn Smythe Trophy, and a Ted Lindsey (formally known as Lester B. Person) Award