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Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby  #87

NUMBER: 87 BIRTHDATE: August 7, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Cole Harbour, NS, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: PIT / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
Art Ross Trophy 2006-2007 / 2013-2014
Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award 2009-2010
Hart Memorial Trophy 2006-2007 / 2013-2014
Ted Lindsay Award 2006-2007 / 2012-2013 / 2013-2014
Maurice Richard Trophy 2009-2010
Is one of only two players in the NHL this season (Daniel Sedin) with more than one 3-assist game (2). His 18A, 26PTS, 9PPA and 13 PPP rank 1st on Pittsburgh. Is tied for 2nd on PIT with 8 goals. Tied a career-high with 5 assists Nov. 8 at BUF, the 3rd time he's had 5 assists in a single game. Recorded his 500th career assist Oct. 18 vs. NYI. He became the 6th fastest player in NHL history to reach 500 assists (554 GP). Was named the NHL '2nd Star' for the month of October (9GP; 7G-8A-15PTS). Had a PPG in 3 straight games for just the 2nd time in his career from Oct. 9-16 (also Dec. 5-9, 2006). Was named the NHL "Third Star" of opening week (2GP; 3G-3A-6PTS). Won the Hart Trophy (NHL MVP) and Ted Lindsay Award (NHLPA most outstanding player) in 2013-14. Finished 1st in NHL w/104 pts - winning 2nd Art Ross Trophy (also 2006-07). Hit 100-pts for 5th time. Captained Canada to 2nd straight gold medal at 2014 Olympics. Career Info: Highs: G: 3 A: 5 P: 6 PPG: 85 SHG: 3
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2004) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) QMJHL Player of the Year (2004, 2005) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (2004) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (2004, 2005) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2005) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2005) NHL All-Rookie Team (2006) NHL First All-Star Team (2007, 2013, 2014) Art Ross Trophy (2007, 2014) Lester B. Pearson Award (2007) Hart Memorial Trophy (2007, 2014) NHL Second All-Star Team (2010) Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award (2010) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (2010) (tied with Steven Stamkos) Ted Lindsay Award (2013, 2014) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007) Missed majority of 2010-11 and 2011-12 due to post-concussion syndrome.
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— Islanders captain John Tavares after a 4-1 win against the Penguins tied the teams atop the Metropolitan Division standings
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series