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Penguins captain Crosby scores 900th NHL point

Extends point streak to 10 games against Panthers

by NHL.com @NHL / NHL.com

Crosby finds Letang to cut lead

PIT@FLA: Crosby reaches 900 points on Letang's goal

2/6/16: Kris Letang scores on a one-timer off a pass from Sidney Crosby, drilling the puck into the twine with only five minutes remaining

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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored his 900th NHL point Saturday, and quickly added 901 and 902.

Crosby reached 900 with an assist 14:56 into the third period on a goal by defenseman Kris Letang against the Florida Panthers. Crosby scored with 1:15 remaining to tie the game 2-2, then assisted on Letang's game-winning goal 1:27 into overtime for a 3-2 win.

Crosby extended his point streak to 10 games (10 goals, eight assists).

The No. 1 pick in the 2005 NHL Draft, Crosby has 324 goals and 578 assists in 677 games in 11 seasons with the Penguins.

Crosby, 28, won the Hart Trophy twice (2006-07, 2013-14). He led the League in scoring each of those seasons; he had 36 goals and 120 points in 2006-07 and 104 points, including a League-high 68 assists, in 2013-14. He led the League with 51 goals in 2009-10.

Crosby has 22 goals and 49 points in 50 games this season.

Tweet from @PR_NHL: Via @EliasSports, only 10 players in NHL history have reached 900 PTS in fewer games played than Crosby (@penguins) pic.twitter.com/CVXnBoPjjr

 

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