When Sidney Crosby returns to Philadelphia for Game 4 of this bare-knuckle series, the Penguins' captain should wear a mask.

He is a villain.

He is a fiend. A miscreant. A rapscallion. A scoundrel. A wretch.

Sid "The Knave Kid" Crosby is all of them — in an honest, good old sporting sense dislike, of course.

OK, maybe not just in a sporting sense, but in the eyes of Philly sports fans.