S., where she spent a brief week of her scant summer vacation in June.“Now I’m proud to say I’m Canadian and I make it a point to say I’m Canadian, not American.”To her, Canada is hockey, politeness, and the art of dropping inadvertent “ehs” at the end of every other sentence.
Mary’s School in Minnesota — the same place where Sidney played hockey — on the finer points of Canadian, particularly the accents.
And all the ways, she says, in which Canada is most definitely not “the lesser” of the two countries.“I think just once, instead of being passive and letting the Americans or other countries say ‘oh they’re just Canadians,’ we should be proud and not the secondary country,” Crosby says. Take pride in your country, she says, “It’s a privilege living in such a friendly and nice place …
embrace it.”Crosby, who graduated from Shattuck in the spring, won’t be returning home long term anytime soon.
But mock her accent and she’ll mock yours right back.
“I get teased all the time,” Crosby says with a laugh, “especially being from the Maritimes.
We have a different accent from the rest of Canada, apparently,” she says, a twang only slightly discernible, and the sarcasm evident on the last word.
The older she gets and the longer she lives in the United States, the more Taylor Crosby finds herself embracing — occasionally defending — Canadiana.“When I was younger it was like, ‘whatever, I’m Canadian,’” Crosby says from her home in Cole Harbour, N.
Mary's, where she played with current Husky Heather Mottau...posted three shutouts and a 2.04 GAA as a junior...added three more shutouts as a senior...helped the team to state titles in 20...participated in the 2013 IIHF High Performance U-18 Camp with Team Canada.
Personal: Taylor Catherine Crosby..March 16, 1996 to Troy and Trina Crosby...older brother, Sidney, is the current captain of the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins...hobbies include horseback riding and photography...plans to major in business.