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Sidney Crosby | Center | #87

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (1) / PIT
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Sidney Crosby picked up a trio of points in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Bruins.
The Penguins captain posted a goal and two assists, giving him points in four of his last five games. He has two goals and nine points over that span. Crosby is now up to 28 goals and 54 points through just 40 games this season. Jan 22 - 6:56 PM

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Sidney Crosby ended his season-high five-game goal scoring drought on Monday.

The fact that Crosby still hasn't gone more than five contests without a goal in 2016-17 is impressive, but he did far more than just end that slump Monday night. Crosby also registered three assists, giving him his first four-point game of the season. That also resulted in him reaching the 50-point mark in just 37 contests.
Jan 17 - 4:54 AM

Sidney Crosby has not found the back of the net in the last five games.

Crosby leads the NHL with 26 goals but his lead is being chipped away and Alex Ovechkin is getting hot and looming just behind Crosby as he is now up to 21. Crosby is having an outstanding season thus far with 46 points in 36 games. He obviously is a must-start.
Jan 16 - 9:05 AM

Sidney Crosby will serve as the captain for Metropolitan Division at the 2017 NHL All-Star Game after he won the fan vote.

The All-Star Game will be a 3-on-3 tournament again. Crosby leads the league with 26 goals in 32 games this year.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 3 - 5:05 PM

Sidney Crosby needs 24 goals in 18 games to get to 50-in-50.

That's too much for Sid who is not a kid anymore. He is scoring at an unprecedented pace as is with 26 goals in 32 games and to improve it that much is pretty near improbable. Nevertheless, Crosby has a six goal lead in the race for the Rocket Richard Trophy over Jeff Carter and Auston Matthews as Alex Ovechkin trails by nine.
Jan 2 - 9:14 AM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

There's no stopping Crosby. He got the Penguins on the board 26 seconds into the second period, which tied the game at one. The Pens captain is riding a five-game goal scoring streak and he's now up to 26 goals on the season. Crosby's amassed 42 points in just 31 games.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 10:23:00 PM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

Crosby picked up the primary assist on a goal by Evgeni Malkin in the first period before scoring one of his own to make it 2-2 in the second frame. He also netted an assist on Justin Schultz's goal (3-2). Crosby is now up to an incredible 25 goals and 41 points in 30 games this season. If there was any doubt as to who the best player in the league was, Crosby's putting that debate to bed.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 10:04:00 PM

Sidney Crosby is still the best player in the world today.

Several players have made legitimate runs, even occasional claims, at being the best player in the world over the last 10 years. Connor McDavid, to be fair, appears most likely to inherent the mantle. But only once Crosby's brilliance actually begins to fade, and that doesn't appear to be happening any time soon. Through the holiday break Crosby leads the league with 24 goals, no one else has 20. He leads with nine power play goals as well, and sits tied with David Pastrnak for most even-strength goals at 15. McDavid for his part leads with 29 helpers (leads with 12 primaries as well) and 42 points. Lastly for those a bit more into analytics, Crosby leads with 16.6 Goals Created and 5.5 Offensive Point Shares.
Sun, Dec 25, 2016 01:11:00 PM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal in Friday's 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils.

Crosby's now found the back of the net in three straight games. The Pens captain opened the scoring with a power play goal at the 11:00 mark of the opening period. He finished the game with a minus-1 rating and seven shots on goal in 19:09 of ice time. Crosby has amassed an incredible 24 goals and 14 assists in 29 games this season. Eric Fehr, Chad Ruhwedel and Patric Hornqvist also scored for Pittsburgh.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 10:34:00 PM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal in a 7-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Crosby impressively batted the puck out of the air to beat Bobrovsky just 2:39 into the game. The Blue Jackets then responded by scoring seven consecutive goals. Crosby is on pace for a ridiculous 62 goals this season, and has four goals more than any other NHLer. With 37 points in 28 games, Crosby is on pace for what would be his first 100-point season since the 2013-14. Much worry was placed on his early season production, but he has proven that it has no lingering effects on his play.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 10:00:00 PM

Sidney Crosby saw his nine-game point streak snapped in Friday's 1-0 OT loss to the Kings.

Incredibly enough, it's just the fifth time this season that he's been held off the score sheet. The Pens captain finished the game with four shots on goal and one hit in 20:48 of ice time. He's still scoring at a torrid pace this season, as he has 21 goals in 25 games.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 09:46:00 PM

Sidney Crosby is on a nine-game point streak.

Crosby registered an assist on Wednesday, so while his point streak was extended, his four-game goal scoring streak is over. He's off to an incredible start with 21 goals and 33 points in 24 contests.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 10:50:00 AM

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scored two goals apiece as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Saturday night.

Crosby now has 20 goals in 22 games. This is the fifth time this season that he scored two goals in a game, although he is still looking for his first hat trick. Crosby was shaken up on a play early in the match and returned with a vengeance to score a goal in his third straight game and to extend his point streak to seven consecutive contests. This was Malkin’s 12th goal of the season and the second time this season that he scored twice.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 10:23:00 PM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers.

Crosby continues to light up opposing goalies on a nightly basis. He opened the scoring just 3:06 into the game and he also picked up the primary assist on Conor Sheary's goal less than two minutes later. The Pens captain is currently riding a six-game point streak. Despite missing six games earlier this season, he's already found the back of the net 18 times in 21 games. Crosby is the best player in the game right now.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 01:13:00 AM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal in an 8-5 win against Ottawa on Monday.

Crosby has been on fire to start the season with 17 goals and 27 points in 20 contests. His marker on Monday also extended his point streak to five games. Just keep in mind that his current 23.9 shooting percentage is likely to decline significantly as the season drags on.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 11:25:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
5Jake Guentzel
6Scott Wilson
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Carl Hagelin
3Conor Sheary
4Eric Fehr
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Bryan Rust
4Tom Kuhnhackl
D1Kris Letang
2Olli Maatta
3Justin Schultz
4Trevor Daley
5Steven Oleksy
6Ian Cole
7Chad Ruhwedel
8Brian Dumoulin
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Matt Murray