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Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby  #87

NUMBER: 87 BIRTHDATE: August 7, 1987  (AGE 28)
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
Crosby has now scored a goal versus all 29 other NHL teams in his career following his two-goal game versus St. Louis on Nov. 25. Has 13 points (6G-7A) in his last 14 games as of Nov. 27. Riding a season-best 4-game point streak (3G-2A). Had 1st 2-goal game of season on Nov. 25 vs. StL. Tied his career high with 9 shots on goal vs. StL on Nov. 25. Assisted on Phil Kessel's PP goal on Nov. 21 vs. SJS and his GWG on Nov. 6 at EDM. Scored 4-on-3 PP goal on Nov. 4 at VAN. Assisted on Pittsburgh's opening two goals to up his career point total vs. BUF to 47 (14G-33A) in 29 career games. Picked up first points of season on Oct. 20 vs. FLA, notching PP goal and a pair of assists. Tied single-game career high with 9 shots vs. FLA on Oct. 20, the most he has had in a game since Oct. 21, 2010. Career Info: Highs: G: 3 A: 5 P: 6 PPG: 93 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, 2015) 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.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016