While visiting her daughter in Halifax on the weekend Pauline Cooke of Sydney received an early birthday gift from National Hockey League superstar Sidney Crosby. Cooke was with her daughters at Withrows Farm Market on Sunday in East Hants when Crosby entered with the Stanley Cup. Crosby was in the midst of a surprise visit to the market, and after the crowd subsided he stopped to talk to Cooke as he was on his way out. They chatted before their picture was taken with the cup. Cooke will turn 90 on Aug. 27.