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Sidney Crosby | Center | #87

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (1) / PIT
Contract: view contract details

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Sidney Crosby continued his red-hot streak Monday night by producing two goals and two assists in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 6-2 rout of the visiting Anaheim Ducks.
Crosby also finished the game with a plus-4. The 28-year-old superstar has recorded 22 points in his past 11 games. He has now scored goals in a career-high seven consecutive games. He has notched three or more points in three of his past four games. On the season, he has 24 goals and 29 assists. The Pens never trailed Monday. They were ahead 3-1 after one period on goals by Chris Kunitz (10th), Conor Sheary (third) and Carl Hagelin (fifth). Crosby made it 4-1 on an unassisted goal at 15:01 of the second period and lifted the Pens to a 5-2 lead on his second goal of the night at 3:35 of the third. Olli Maatta scored Pittsburgh's sixth goal of the game at 6:47 of the third. Defenseman Kris Letang had two assists to give him 31 on the season. Feb 8 - 10:08 PM

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Sidney Crosby has been awarded with the NHL's first star of the week for the period ending Feb. 7.

He produced five goals and eight points in three matches to extend his point streak to 10 consecutive contests. Crosby posted his ninth career hat trick against Ottawa in a 6-5 win and he added an assist in that match as well. He surpassed 900 career points in just his 677th game last week.
Feb 8 - 3:20 PM

Sidney Crosby is riding a 10-game point streak.

The 28-year-old has recorded 18 points during that span. He has a four-point effort and a three-point effort in two of his last three contests. Crosby has also scored a goal in six consecutive contests. He has 22 goals and 49 points in 50 games this season. His early season slump is way behind him.
Feb 8 - 10:01 AM

Sidney Crosby scored three goals and an assist in Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Ottawa Senators.

This was a wild hockey game, as the Penguins blew a 2-0 and 3-1 leads, but they were able to recover in the second period. Crosby scored three consecutive goals in the game. He tied the game at four, gave the Penguins a 5-4 lead and added the insurance marker in the third period. The 28-year-old has 20 goals and 45 points in 48 games this season.
Feb 2 - 11:06 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to keep going in the right direction.

"We're going to have to find a way to keep this momentum," Sidney Crosby said. "We want to maintain that same level of desperation we've had. (Marc-Andre Fleury) has been unbelievable here. The PK's been good. We've got some timely power-play goals. We've got a lot of good things happening." The Penguins have won three games in a row. They currently own the final Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference.
Feb 2 - 9:37 AM

Sidney Crosby shook off the idea that being snubbed for the All-Star Game was a motivating factor for him.

Crosby got off to a slow start this season, but he's bounced back and now has 17 goals and 41 points in 47 contests. "I think with the start I had, that was motivation enough," Crosby said. "I don't really see (the All-Star game voting) as a big factor." Who knows if Crosby was even bummed about the prospect of missing the All-Star Game. After all, being snubbed means he has a chance to rest before the final stretch of the 2015-16 campaign.
Jan 29 - 11:23 AM

Sidney Crosby scored his 17th goal of the campaign Tuesday night in a 2-0 win over the New Jersey Devils.

Crosby's goal came on the power play with just under five minutes to play in the first period and stood as the eventual game winner. The 28-year-old now totals 17 goals and 41 points in 47 games. Following his well-documented slow start to the season, Crosby now has 10 points in his last seven games.
Jan 26 - 9:52 PM

Sidney Crosby rang up Carolina for a pair of goals, including one on the power play, during Sunday's 5-0 win.

The goals snap his personal five game drought, and represent the second time this month he's popped a pair in a single game. Crosby appears to be heating up, he's now on a three game point streak and is within striking distance of having his best month yet of the season. He now has 14 goals and 36 points in 43 games this season.
Jan 17 - 6:50 PM

Sidney Crosby registered two assists in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Crosby picked up a secondary assist on Kris Letang's second period goal, and he also helped set up Chris Kunitz's game-tying goal in the third frame. The 28-year-old has 12 goals and 33 points in 41 games in '15-16.
Jan 12 - 10:14 PM

Sidney Crosby was not selected to participate in the NHL's All-Star Game.

Crosby got off to a slow start this season with five points in 11 October games, but he's been significantly better since then and it's surprising to see him left out given his place in the game. At this point he has 12 goals and 31 points in 38 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 6 - 12:07 PM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 OT loss to the Blackhawks.

Crosby did all his damage in the third period. He scored the Penguins first goal to cut Chicago's lead to 2-1 and he set up Kris Letang's game-tying goal with under three minutes remaining in regulation. Crosby has seven points in his last four games and three multi-point efforts during that span. The 28-year-old has 12 goals and 31 points in 38 games this season.
Jan 5 - 10:38 PM

Sidney Crosby scored twice in the Penguins’ 5-2 win against the Islanders on Saturday night.

Yeah, he’s going to be all right. Crosby looked like a man on a mission in this one, firing seven shots on net en route to his two power-play goals. He has been on a tear lately, with five of his 11 goals and 10 of his 29 points over his past seven games. Would it surprise anyone to see him finish among the top 10 point producers (he’s 40th now)? Matt Cullen (goal, assist), Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel got the other goals. Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin picked up three assists apiece.

Sidney Crosby continued his sizzling ways by scoring another goal during Thursday's 5-2 win over Detroit.

Crosby now has three goals and six points over his last five games, raising his season's totals to nine goals and 27 points over 36 games. During the month of December Crosby put up four goals and 12 points.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 10:27:00 PM

Sidney Crosby was in on both Pittsburgh goals in regulation in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto Wednesday night.

Crosby assisted on Chris Kunitz's power-play goal at 5:25 of the first period. Kunitz's goal, his fifth of the season, tied the game at 1-1. Crosby then scored to tie the game at 2-2 at 4:45 of the second period. It was Crosby's eighth goal of the season. His assist total is 18. Suffice it to say that this hasn't been a great season so far for the veteran superstar.
Wed, Dec 30, 2015 10:30:00 PM

Crosby and the Penguins couldn’t muster any offense in a 1-0 loss to the Jets on Sunday.

Crosby is having a down year with only 24 points in 34 games. Hopefully the Christmas can help him turn his season around. He has arguably been the biggest bust in fantasy hockey this year considering how high he was selected in most drafts.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 10:33:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
5Kevin Porter
6Oskar Sundqvist
7Scott Wilson
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Carl Hagelin
3Sergei Plotnikov
4Eric Fehr
5Conor Sheary
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Beau Bennett
4Bryan Rust
5Tom Kuhnhackl
6Pascal Dupuis
D1Kris Letang
2Olli Maatta
3Brian Dumoulin
4Trevor Daley
5Ben Lovejoy
6Ian Cole
7Derrick Pouliot
8David Warsofsky
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Jeff Zatkoff