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After accusing Sidney Crosby of cheating on faceoffs, Logan Couture admits he does it, too

After accusing Sidney Crosby of cheating on faceoffs, Logan Couture admits he does it, too

San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture triggered a firestorm in the middle of the Stanley Cup Final when he said Wednesday that Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby cheats on faceoffs, moments after a faceoff play orchestrated by Crosby set up the decisive goal in the Penguins’ 2-1 overtime victory in Game 2.

But Couture said Friday that he wasn’t speaking out of frustration over losing the first two games of the Final, and he doesn’t think his comment should have caused any controversy, because cheating on draws isn’t unique to Crosby.

“Our centers do it. [Anze] Kopitar does it. [Jeff] Carter does it. Everyone does it. I do it,” Couture said...

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