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Sidney Crosby hoists Stanley Cup at hometown parade

Sidney Crosby showed off the Stanley Cup to his hometown fans.

The Pittsburgh Penguins captain paraded through Cole Harbour on Saturday, riding in the back of a pickup truck and displaying the Cup on top of the cab, lifting it over his head several times. Crosby was decked out in shorts, a black ball cap and a T-shirt proclaiming "Stanley Cup Champions 2016."

The pickup was escorted by several RCMP officers dressed in ceremonial red serge. Police on motorcycles sounded their sirens and other vehicles blasted horns as the procession moved along the parade route.

Scores of spectators waited hours for his arrival in the sweltering heat. The crowd was a sea of...