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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)
AwardsSeasons
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
His 1.09 point-per-game average ranks 1st in the NHL. 2015 POSTSEASON: Is tied for 1st on PIT with 3 PTS and 2 goals. Ranks 1st on the team with a 59.3 faceoff win percentage (48-33). His 19:10 TOI/GP ranks 1st among PIT forwards. Recorded his 8th-career multi-goal game in Game 2 at NYR. 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: His 84 points ranked 3rd in the NHL. Ranked 1st on Pittsburgh in assists (55) and power-play points (31). 12 of his 22 multi-point games were at least 3 point performances. Led all PIT forwards averaging 19:58 of TOI. T-1st on PIT with 28 goals. 18 of his 28 goals have come on the road. Is 1 of 2 NHL players with 4 3-assist games (Alex Steen). Was named to his 5th-career All-Star Game Jan. 10. Scored his 7th career OT goal, tying him with Evgeni Malkin for 3rd-most in team history. Notched his 800th career point Nov. 26 vs. TOR, becoming the 6th-fastest player in NHL history to reach 800 PTS (571 games). Career Info: Highs: G: 3 A: 5 P: 6 PPG: 91 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.
Quote of the Day

I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday