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Position
C
 
Jersey
87
Name  Sidney Crosby
Born  8/7/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Shoots  L
6/24/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby has won the Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player for the second time in his career.
Insight: Crosby's first MVP came in 2007 when he was only 19 years old. The 104 points Crosby netted this year were his most since 2010. The former No. 1 pick should be an MVP front-runner for the forseeable future.
 
Cold5/14/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: The Penguins didn't get much out of Sidney Crosby in this year's postseason.
Insight: Crosby disappeared over the final three games of the Rangers series, missing all six of his shots on goal while recording a -2 rating. Dating back to last season, Crosby has just one goal in his last 18 playoff appearances.
 
5/7/2014 10:12:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby handed out two assists in Wednesday's Game 4 victory over New York.
Insight: Crosby had been having a quiet series prior to Wednesday, at least by his standards (one point in three games). The Penguins are in the driver's seat now. They lead the Rangers three games to one with Game 5 Friday night in Pittsburgh.
 
4/13/2014 8:37:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby (rest) was a healthy scratch for Sunday's regular season finale.
Insight: Pittsburgh is preparing for the postseason. Crosby missed just two games this season and won the Art Ross Trophy (most points in the NHL) for the second time in his career with 104 points (36 goals, 68 assists). He'll likely capture his second Hart Trophy as well.
 
4/9/2014 8:31:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby (upper body) returned to action Wednesday against the Red Wings.
Insight: Crosby (36 goals, 66 assists, +16) missed his first game of the season Sunday due to an upper-body injury.
 
4/6/2014 7:19:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby (upper-body) won't be suiting up Sunday versus Colorado. SOURCE: Penguins on Twitter
Insight: This will be the first game Crosby (36 goals, 66 assists, +16) has missed this season. He's the front-runner for MVP.
 
Hot3/30/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby is one point away from reaching 100 for the fifth time.
Insight: Crosby scored his 35th and 36th goals of the season Sunday against the Blackhawks. He leads the NHL in points by 18 over Ryan Getzlaf.
 
3/18/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby reached the 90-point mark for the fifth time in his career Tuesday night.
Insight: Crosby had two goals and one assist, giving him 33 goals and 91 points in 68 games. He had 100+ points in four of his first five NHL seasons but didn't have higher than 66 in the past three due to injuries.
 
3/10/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby would not be denied Monday against Washington.
Insight: Crosby exploded for three points as the Penguins were able to capture a 3-2 victory. He now has a 17-point cushion over Toronto's Phil Kessel in the NHL scoring race.
 
Hot2/27/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Fresh off another gold medal performance for Team Canada in the Sochi Olympics, Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby had no problem with jet lag Thursday night.
Insight: Crosby reached 80 points on the season with his 29th goal and 51st assist against the Canadiens. Nobody else has even hit 70 yet.
 
Hot12/21/2013 5:52:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists Saturday to bring his point total to 54 in 38 games this season.
Insight: He's actually slightly behind last season's pace, as he had 56 points in 36 games before suffering a regular-season-ending fractured jaw, but he's still leading the league. Crosby is six points ahead of second-place Patrick Kane and 13 points ahead of teammate Evgeni Malkin and Nicklas Backstrom, who are tied for third.
 
12/3/2013 10:47:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby netted two goals in Tuesday night's win over the Islanders.
Insight: Believe it or not, it's just Crosby's second multi-goal effort of the season. He's generated at least one point in seven of his last nine games, which is exactly what you'd expect from a former MVP and Olympic gold medalist.
 
Hot10/19/2013 9:45:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby has recorded at least one point in all eight games this season.
Insight: He has five goals and seven assists over his last four games and seven goals and 10 assists on the season. If Crosby can make it through 70 games, he'll easily blow past the 100-point mark, and he may even hit it if he only plays 60.
 
Hot10/15/2013 9:42:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby had three assists and five SOG Tuesday against the Oilers.
Insight: Crosby was coming off a hat trick Saturday and now has five goals and seven assists in the first six games this season.
 
10/12/2013 9:54:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby recorded his eighth career hat trick Saturday in a win over Tampa Bay.
Insight: It was Crosby's first regular season hat trick since December 2, 2010 against Atlanta. Crosby, who saw 22 minutes of ice time in the victory, also added an assist.
 
10/3/2013 9:52:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and took four shots Thursday in Pittsburgh's season-opening win over the Devils.
Insight: Crosby had 15 goals and 41 assists in just 36 games last season but missed the last month after being hit in the jaw with a puck. If Crosby stays even remotely healthy this season, he'll come close to 100 points.
 
9/14/2013 3:40:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby took a blow to the head in Friday's scrimmage, but came out of it without incident, according to a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review report.
Insight: Crosby played just 36 games in 2012 and 22 games the previous season primarily because of concussion symptoms. For a skater who has posted 665 points in 470 games, the object will be to stay on the ice. So far, so good.
 
Hot5/27/2013 8:30:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby has been cleared to play without his jaw protector. SOURCE: Penguins on Twitter
Insight: Crosby wore the jaw protector for the first two rounds of the postseason. He already has 15 points in his first 10 playoff games.
 
Hot5/17/2013 10:35:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby tallied his second career playoff hat trick Friday in a win over Ottawa.
Insight: That gives Sid the Kid 102 points in 75 postseason appearances. He's generated 12 points (six goals, six assists) in his last seven games.
 
5/5/2013 7:58:00 PM
Description: Sidney Crosby assisted on three of the Penguins' five goals Sunday against New York.
Insight: Two of his helpers came on the power play. Crosby attempted four shots on goal in 24 minutes of ice time.
 

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