Pittsburgh Penguins

Position
C
 
Jersey
87
Name  Sidney Crosby
Born  8/7/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Shoots  L
4/7/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and added an assist in the heartbreaking, 4-3, defeat to the Senators on Tuesday.
Insight: Needing a regulation victory to clinch a playoff spot, Crosby tried to will the Penguins to a victory on Tuesday, but it just wasn't in the cards. Crosby scored 10 seconds into the game on a nasty slap shot, and then had a very hard backhand shot that hit off Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond, and Patric Hornqvist knocked it in. Crosby leads the league with 83 points.
 
4/4/2015 4:53:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal during Saturday's loss against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Crosby also had three shots on goal and a minus-two rating in the game. He now has 27 goals and leagues the NHL with 81 points through 73 games.
 
4/1/2015 10:53:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored in the first four minutes of the game, but Pittsburgh played awful the rest of the game as they fell, 4-1, to Philadelphia.
Insight: Pittsburgh continues to make the same mistakes, taking too many undisciplined penalties and playing uninspired hockey. Philadelphia has now won seven in a row versus Pittsburgh. Crosby still managed to have a good game with a goal and plus-one rating. He has 26 goals and 54 assists, leading the league with 80 points. The goal was Crosby's 300th of his career.
 
3/28/2015 6:23:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points in Pittsburgh's, 3-2, victory over Arizona on Saturday.
Insight: The Penguins have had a tough March, but not to the fault of Crosby. He has five goals and 11 assists in the month and has retake the NHL lead in points with 78. For how little Pittsburgh has scored this month as a team, fantasy owners should be very takeful Crosby has still managed to be productive.
 
3/22/2015 8:50:00 AM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Coyotes.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Crosby now has 23 goals and 72 points through 66 games this season. Brandon Sutter and Daniel Winnik also tallied for Pittsburgh.
 
3/15/2015 12:36:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby is playing against the Red Wings on Sunday.
Insight: Crosby did not play on Saturday versus the Bruins. During warmups, Crosby began to not feel well, which may have caused some alarm, but he was apparently sick. He will be needed on Sunday as Evgeni Malkin is not playing.
 
3/14/2015 5:28:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby did not play versus the Bruins on Saturday due to not feeling well according to the team's twitter page.
Insight: Crosby warmed up for the game but didn't feel well, so he was a late scratch. It is unclear whether Crosby was feeling sick or injured. It is also uncertain if he will play on Sunday.
 
3/12/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby had a big night during Thursday's victory over the Oilers.
Insight: He had a goal, two assists, four shots, and a plus-two rating. Crosby now has 23 goals, 70 points, 43 penalty minutes, and a plus-eight rating through 63 games.
 
2/12/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals on Thursday night.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Crosby now has 19 goals and 58 points through 51 games.
 
1/28/2015 6:47:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Wednesday versus the Capitals.
Insight: Crosby missed the All-Star Game and Tuesday's game versus the Jets, but he will be back on the ice Wednesday. Brandon Sutter will move back down to the third line.
 
1/27/2015 3:56:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby practices in Pittsburgh's morning skate, but isn't eligible to play on Tuesday. after missing the Al-Star game.
Insight: He's likely to play Wednesday, however. Crosby ow has 15 goals and 51 points through 43 games this season, though scoreless in the last two.
 
1/18/2015 3:22:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal during Sunday's loss against the Rangers.
Insight: Crosby ow has 15 goals and 51 points through 41 games this season.
 
1/16/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals and an assist versus the Islanders on Friday.
Insight: The first goal and the assist came on the power play, and the second goal came on a delayed penalty call. Unfortunately for Pittsburgh, however, the Penguins generated very little on even strength and were blowout again on the island, 6-3. Crosby has 14 goals and 36 assists in 40 games this season.
 
1/13/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby had three assists versus the Wild on Tuesday.
Insight: This will certainly help put Crosby's owners minds at ease. Crosby came into the game eighth in the league in scoring, but in five games this month, he has a goal and eight assists. Everyone got involved in the scoring for Pittsburgh's, 7-2, victory over Minnesota on Tuesday. Six different Pittsburgh skaters had multiple points.
 
1/10/2015 9:59:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal on the power play in overtime as Pittsburgh defeated Montreal, 2-1, on Saturday.
Insight: The power play has gone dry for Pittsburgh in the last few weeks as the team has dropped to seventh in the league with the man advantage. Prior to overtime, Pittsburgh was 0-for-3 on the power play. Crosby could have scored on the power play in regulation, but Carey Price had a fantastic save on a slap shot. Crosby has 12 goals and 32 assists in 38 games this season.
 
1/2/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby had four assists on Friday night.
Insight: It was nice to see Pittsburgh explode for six goals in a victory over Tampa Bay. In the last 20 games, the high-flying Penguins have scored more than three goals just three times. That is the most assists Crosby recorded in a single game since Nov. 8 with he had five assists against the Sabres. Crosby was also plus-three.
 
12/29/2014 9:29:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal on Monday as the team lost its fourth straight, 3-1.
Insight: Pittsburgh and, surprisingly, Crosby have struggled to score as of late, particularly on the power play. Crosby came into the game with one goal in his last 12 games. He also missed a couple games during that stretch due to the mumps, so perhaps the illness is still bothering him. Either way, it was nice to see Crosby finally score again.
 
12/20/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and had seven shots during Saturday's win against the Panthers.
Insight: It was his first goal since returning from dealing with the mumps. Crosby now has 10 goals and 36 points through 29 games.
 
12/18/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Thursday against the Avalanche.
Insight: Crosby has missed the last three games with the mumps, but he skated with the team Thursday morning and will play. Crosby has 35 points in 27 games and should return to every fantasy lineup.
 
12/14/2014 12:19:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby has the mumps according to TSN's Bob McKenzie.
Insight: After his tests came back negative on Friday, second tests have apparently said Crosby has the disease spreading through the league. Crosby will miss Monday's game against the Lightning, which is a big loss for fantasy owners, but hopefully he returns shortly after that.
 

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