Sidney Crosby

Canadian ice hockey centre Sidney Crosby

Sidney Patrick Crosby, is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Crosby was drafted first overall by the Penguins out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). During his two-year major junior career with the Rimouski Océanic, he earned back-to-back CHL Player of the Year awards and led his club to the 2005 Memorial Cup final.
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Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 over Flyers
ABC News - 4 months
Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and Matt Murray stopped 25 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series
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NHL playoffs: Sidney Crosby has hat trick, Penguins rout Flyers 7-0
LATimes - 4 months
Sidney Crosby had his third career postseason hat trick, Evgeni Malkin added a highlight-reel goal and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins opened the playoffs with a 7-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. Crosby batted a shpt out of the air and...
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N.H.L. PLAYOFF PREVIEW: N.H.L. Playoff Preview: Can the Penguins Win Another Stanley Cup?
New York Times - 4 months
No Blackhawks and no Rangers in the postseason, but Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are back, seeking a third consecutive championship.
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Sidney Crosby and Penguins Try to Peak at the Right Time
NYTimes - 5 months
After a slow start, the two-time defending champions
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N.H.L.’s Connor McDavid, M.V.P. at 20, Is Still Pursuing His Idol
NYTimes - about 1 year
Despite his individual honors, McDavid knows he has a long ways to go to match Sidney Crosby’s team accomplishments.
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Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup
NPR - about 1 year
The Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Nashville Predators 2-0 to clinch the Stanley Cup Final in Game 6 Sunday night in Nashville, Tenn. Sidney Crosby is the MVP, an honor he also won last year. (Image credit: Mark Humphrey/AP)
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Loathe him if you must, but there is a lot to love about Penguins' Crosby
LATimes - about 1 year
Sidney Crosby has inspired extreme emotions among hockey fans since the Pittsburgh Penguins won the post-lockout draft lottery in 2005 and chose him first overall, fueling their rise from the dregs to a model franchise that on Sunday can win its second straight Stanley Cup championship. Much of...
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Mike Harrington: When Pens need him most, Sidney Crosby is always there - Buffalo News
Google News - about 1 year
Buffalo News Mike Harrington: When Pens need him most, Sidney Crosby is always there Buffalo News Sidney Crosby dangles past Ryan Ellis (4) and Roman Josi to set a tone in the first minute of play (Getty Images). By Mike Harrington. Published Thu, Jun 8, 2017. SHARE · TWEET · EMAIL. PITTSBURGH -- Neither team seems capable of winning a game on ... Sidney Crosby was everywhere in Game 5, both good and badSB Nation Sidney Crosby Says PK Subban Was Doing 'Some UFC Move' Before Game 5 ScrapBleacher Report Stanley Cup audience reacts to Game 5 scuffle between Sidney Crosby, PK SubbanESPN -Yahoo Sports -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette all 42 news articles »
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Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5
LATimes - about 1 year
Greetings from PPG Paints Arena, where the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators held optional morning skates in advance of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday night. About 15 members of the Penguins skated. Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel, and Egveni Malkin were not among them. That’s...
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It's been a 'crazy' season for Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel, the leading goal scorer in the playoffs
LATimes - about 1 year
Rookie forward Jake Guentzel has found many advantages and only one disadvantage to occupying the locker beside Sidney Crosby’s at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ suburban practice rink. Crosby always draws huge crowds of reporters, as he did Tuesday to discuss the Penguins’ strange 5-3 victory over the...
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Penguins grab 3-2 series lead over Senators with a 7-0 rout that began early
LATimes - about 1 year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The defending champions pounced on the Ottawa Senators early in a 7-0 demolition in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday to take a 3-2 series lead. Sidney Crosby scored for a third consecutive game...
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Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series
ABC News - about 1 year
Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2
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Sidney Crosby has another injury scare with headfirst dive into boards, stays in game
Fox News - over 1 year
Crosby had another head injury scare with a brutal collision into the boards during Game 6.
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Penguins welcome back Sidney Crosby, look to eliminate Capitals
ABC News - over 1 year
Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins?was back in the lineup on Saturday night after passing his concussion test. Crosby started as the Penguins looked to close out the? Capitals?in Game 5 at Washington.? Crosby has a history of concussions and missed the first six games this season. On Monday night, he took a cross-check to the head from Washington's Matt Niskanen in Game 3 in Pittsburgh and missed Game 4 on Wednesday. He skated in full gear on Thursday and took part in a full-contact practice on Friday, taking rushes with usual linemates Jake Guentzel and Patric Hornqvist. Earlier Saturday, Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan said Crosby had a few good days but that the team's 3-1 cushion would not impact how the team handled its star. "We trust our doctors and the process that they go through, and when they tell us that these guys are healthy and are cleared to play, then that's all we need to know,'' Sullivan said....
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sidney Crosby
  • 2016
    Age 29
    In 2016, he won an Emmy Award for his role in There's no Place like Home with Sidney Crosby.
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    In 2016, Hockey Canada named Crosby captain for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.
    The Penguins defeated the Sharks in six games in the 2016 Stanley Cup Final, earning Crosby his second Stanley Cup.
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    In 2016, Crosby captained Canada to gold in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and was elected most valuable player by a unanimous vote.
    Crosby was the 2016 winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player during the playoffs.
  • 2015
    Age 28
    In 2015, he launched an inaugural Hockey School in Cole Harbour.
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    In 2015, Crosby captained Canada to its first World Championship title since 2007, with the team winning all ten games and scoring 66 goals.
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    By the time Johnston was fired on December 12, 2015, after posting a 15–10–3 record through 28 games, some media outlets began speculating that Crosby had aged out of his prime scoring years.
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    On January 4, 2015, Crosby scored his 300th career goal against the Philadelphia Flyers.
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    In 2015 he led Team Canada to a gold in the World Championship in Prague, thus becoming a member of the Triple Gold Club and the only player in the club to have captained all three winning teams.
  • 2014
    Age 27
    Crosby was selected to represent Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and was later named team captain.
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    On November 26, 2014, Crosby notched his 800th career point, becoming the 6th-fastest player in NHL history to reach 800 points.
    Crosby finished the 2014–15 season with the highest point-per-game average and a total of 84 points, trailing only John Tavares (86 points) and Art Ross winner Jamie Benn (87 points), who moved to the top by tallying four points in the last day of the regular season.
  • 2013
    Age 26
    Going into their second-round series with the Rangers, Crosby looked to end a long playoff goal drought, which dated back to the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Bruins.
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  • 2012
    Age 25
    On June 28, 2012, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that Crosby had agreed to a 12-year, $104.4M contract extension that will keep Crosby in Pittsburgh through the 2024–25 NHL season, unless he is traded during this period.
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  • 2011
    Age 24
    However, after playing another seven games, for a total of 12 points in 8 games, Crosby's concussion-like symptoms returned in December 2011, possibly following an elbow hit by David Krejci in his eighth game of the season.
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    He returned on November 21, 2011, against the New York Islanders, scoring two goals and two assists in a 5–0 shutout win for the Penguins.
    Crosby missed the first 20 games of the 2011–12 season due to the lingering effects of his concussion.
    On January 3, 2011, Crosby was selected as a 2011 All-Star, along with teammates Evgeni Malkin, Marc-André Fleury, and Kris Letang.
  • 2010
    Age 23