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Position
C
 
Jersey
87
Name  Sidney Crosby
Born  8/7/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Shoots  L
10/28/2014 9:39:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals against the Devils on Tuesday.
Insight: Pittsburgh scored, incredibly, the last seven goals of the game to beat New Jersey, 8-3. Crosby scored at the end of the second period and then the final goal of the contest with just over three minutes left. The captain finished with a plus-two rating and six shots. Crosby has seven goals this season.
 
10/25/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points in Saturday's win over Nashville.
Insight: He had a goal and two assists, along with a +1 rating and two shots on goal. Crosby now has 12 points on the season, and will continue to be one of the best players in the game.
 
10/16/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored his fourth goal of the season.
Insight: He now has seven points through three games, and is well on his way to another monster season.
 
10/12/2014 12:43:00 AM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and a pair of assists.
Insight: Ho hum. Three goals and three assist in two Penguins wins. What else is new?
 
10/9/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a pair of goals and added an assist in an opening night victory against the Ducks.
Insight: Crosby scored on a pass from his old friend Chris Kunitz in the first period to put the Penguins up, 2-0. Crosby then scored on the power play to snap a 3-3 tie. The Penguins captain finished with five shots on goal and a plus-two rating in addition to his three points.
 
10/1/2014 11:30:00 AM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby is the top fantasy option once again in 2014.
Insight: The only other player owners should really consider with the No.1 pick is Alex Ovechkin but that is because Ovechkin provides higher value as a winger than Crosby does as a center. Crosby is the best hockey player in the world and is feeling good after offseason wrist surgery.
 
9/18/2014 1:27:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss the start of training camp due to an undisclosed injury according to Penguins.nhl.com
Insight: Crosby's injury is apparently not related to his wrist, which he had surgery on this summer. Whatever it is, it is considered minor. The Penguins will be cautious with their captain once training camp begins. No point in pushing Crosby at this point. This should not at all effect Crosby's fantasy draft position.
 
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.