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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 registered an assist in the Penguins' 3-2 overtime victory against Washington in Game 4 on Wednesday.
It was Crosby's first point of the second round. It speaks to the Penguins' depth this year that they are 3-1 in a series against the formidable Capitals despite the lackluster offensive contributions of their top player. May 5 - 11:10 AM

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Sidney Crosby hasn't contributed a point in Round 2 against Washington.

The Penguins lead the best-of-seven series 2-1 despite Crosby's scoring skid, but he knows he has to be better. "You always want more and if you look at the last game we weren't there, we didn't generate enough, we were on our heels a lot and we've gotta find a way to put some pucks to the net," he said. Crosby has six shots on goal and 17 shot attempts in three games.
May 4 - 5:28 PM

Sidney Crosby won only one of 14 faceoffs against Nicklas Backstrom Saturday.

Crosby had his way in Game 1 as he won 19 of 28 on the night, but it was the opposite in Game 2 for The Kid. Crosby was held scoreless but the Pens won 2-1 in Washington. Crosby will need to be better if the Penguins hope to advance to the Conference Final.
May 1 - 8:36 AM

Sidney Crosby is getting ready for just his second career series against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals.

The last time those two stars met in the playoffs was 2009 and that series certainly didn't disappoint. Crosby and Ovechkin each scored eight goals and the series went to seven games. Among the highlights was Game 2 when Crosby and Ovechkin both recorded a hat trick. We'll have to see if the sequel lives up to the original.
Apr 25 - 7:06 AM

Sidney Crosby extended his point streak to three games during Saturday's Game 5 clincher over the Rangers.

Crosby picked up another pair of assists, giving him five helpers and eight points overall. Wouldn't you know it, Pittsburgh's Captain now ranks tied for first in both categories as of this writing.
Apr 23 - 6:12 PM

The NHL has awarded the second goal of Thursday's 5-0 victory against the New York Rangers to Sidney Crosby.

The marker was previously attributed to Patric Hornqvist. Crosby also had an assist on Thursday, giving him six points in four playoff games.
Apr 22 - 11:07 AM

Sidney Crosby scored in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the New York Rangers in Game 3.

Rangers forward Rick Nash opened the scoring just 39 seconds into the second period before Crosby answered in the final minute of the frame. The Penguins captain's goal was scored on the man-advantage and it was assisted by Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin. The 28-year-old now has two goals and two assists in the first three games of the series. Matt Cullen scored the game-winning goal, while Kris Letang added the insurance marker. The Penguins lead the best-of-seven series 2-1.
Apr 19 - 10:30 PM

Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists in the Penguins' 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 1 on Wednesday.

Crosby finished the regular season with an eight-game point streak and it seems that momentum has carried into the playoffs. He's always a vital part of the Penguins' offense, but that's especially true right now as the Penguins will be without Evgeni Malkin (upper body) until May.
Apr 14 - 9:17 AM

Sidney Crosby won't play in Saturday's match with the Flyers.

Crosby ends his regular season on an eight game point streak. Wow. After all was said and done, Crosby still totaled 36 goals and 85 points in 80 games this season.
Apr 9 - 1:08 PM

Sidney Crosby extended his point streak to seven games during Tuesday's 5-3 win over Ottawa.

Crosby has posted two goals in the win, with four goals and eight points over that span. As the season winds down, Pittsburgh's captain has 35 goals and 84 points this season. Incredible considering the start to his season.
Apr 6 - 1:24 AM

Sidney Crosby scored a goal in a 6-2 win over Philadelphia on Sunday.

Crosby is on a six-game point streak. He now has 33 goals and 82 points in 78 contests in 2015-16.
Apr 4 - 6:58 AM

Sidney Crosby registered his 600th career assist in Saturday's 5-0 win over the New York Islanders.

Crosby hit the milestone when he helped set up Patric Hornqvist's power play goal in the second period. The Pens captain has now picked up at least one point in 17 of Pittsburgh's last 18 contests. The 28-year-old has 32 goals and 81 points in 77 games this season.
Apr 2 - 4:52 PM

Sidney Crosby has been named the first star for the month of March.

Crosby was dominant last month with seven goals and 21 points in 16 games. The Penguins superstar got off to a quiet start in 2015-16 with five points in 11 October contests, but he seems to have gotten consistently better as the season progressed. He now has 32 goals and 80 points in 76 contests in 2015-16.
Apr 1 - 1:49 PM

Sidney Crosby had an assist in a 5-4 shootout victory over Buffalo on Tuesday.

Crosby is on a three-game point streak and has only been held off the scoresheet in a single game dating back to Feb. 29. He has 32 goals and 79 points in 75 contests this season.
Mar 30 - 11:28 AM

Sidney Crosby scored the overtime winner in Sunday's 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

Crosby deflected a Kris Letang point shot behind Henrik Lundqvist to give the Penguins the win. Pittsburgh is now three points behind the Rangers for second place in the Metropolitan Division. The team that finishes second will have home ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs. Crosby has 32 goals and 78 points in 74 games this season. Matt Cullen and Phil Kessel also scored for the Penguins.
Mar 27 - 10:32 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
5Kevin Porter
6Oskar Sundqvist
7Scott Wilson
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Carl Hagelin
3Eric Fehr
4Tom Sestito
5Kael Mouillierat
6Conor Sheary
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Beau Bennett
4Bryan Rust
5Tom Kuhnhackl
6Pascal Dupuis
D1Kris Letang
2Olli Maatta
3Brian Dumoulin
4Trevor Daley
5Justin Schultz
6Ben Lovejoy
7Ian Cole
8Steven Oleksy
9Derrick Pouliot
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Jeff Zatkoff
3Matt Murray