McDavid goes No. 1 to Oilers

Jun 27, 2015

McDavid goes No. 1 to Oilers

Connor McDavid’s favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James. He’s now in their club, forever to be known as a No. 1 pick. McDavid’s journey toward widely expected NHL superstardom officially began Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers ...

Crosby helps Penguins even series

Apr 19, 2015

Crosby helps Penguins even series

Sidney Crosby woke up, and so did the Pittsburgh Penguins. Crosby scored twice and the Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers with a 4-3 win Saturday night. The Rangers won Game 1 by making Crosby virtually invisible and keeping ...

Pens drop 5th straight

Apr 11, 2015

Pens drop 5th straight

The Pittsburgh Penguins have spent the majority of the Sidney Crosby era treating the regular season as an 82-game exhibition until the playoffs start. Not this year. Not by a long shot. John Tavares broke a tie with his 37th goal of the season ...

Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

Feb 26, 2015

Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

After losing their first three matchups with the Washington Capitals this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins regained some balance against their division rival. Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season, Evgeni Malkin added three assists, and the Penguins held on to beat the ...

Crosby claims five assists as Penguins rout Sabres

Nov 9, 2014

Crosby claims five assists as Penguins rout Sabres

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins didn’t need long to extend their mastery of the Buffalo Sabres. Crosby’s first of five assists came 1:21 into the first period, and Pittsburgh pushed its season-high winning streak to seven games with a 6-1 win over Buffalo ...

Crosby leads Penguins past Leafs

Oct 12, 2014

Crosby leads Penguins past Leafs

Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins made fast work of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Crosby had a goal and two assists, all on the power play, for his second straight three-point game and the Penguins beat the Maple Leafs 5-2 on Saturday night. “(We) had ...

Penguins captain Crosby named MVP

Jun 25, 2014

Penguins captain Crosby named MVP

Seven years after Sidney Crosby won his first Hart Trophy, the Pittsburgh captain has been recognized as the NHL’s best once again. Crosby won the NHL’s most valuable player award for the second time Tuesday night at the league’s postseason awards ceremony in Las ...

Crosby leads Penguins to win over Blackhawks

Mar 31, 2014

Crosby leads Penguins to win over Blackhawks

The reeling Chicago Blackhawks took another hard hit. The Pittsburgh Penguins appear to be coming together at just the right time. Sidney Crosby scored two goals in the final five minutes, helping the Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the injury-riddled Blackhawks on Sunday ...

Canada closes Sochi Olympics with hockey gold

Feb 24, 2014

Canada closes Sochi Olympics with hockey gold

Sidney Crosby skated in alone on Henrik Lundqvist, faking Sweden’s goalie to the ice with a textbook-quality deke and sliding a perfect backhand into the net. Canada did everything by the book at the Sochi Olympics, winning all six games with a ferocious commitment ...

Slow start doesn't faze Canada's Crosby

Feb 18, 2014

Slow start doesn't faze Canada's Crosby

Reigning gold medal champion Canada said it is not concerned about Sidney Crosby’s lack of scoring punch so far in the Olympic Games. Coach Mike Babcock defended his star player, saying scoring is not the measuring stick he uses to gauge success in a ...

Crosby dominates Miller in Penguins' win over Sabres

Feb 6, 2014

Crosby dominates Miller in Penguins' win over Sabres

Sidney Crosby still has Ryan Miller’s number after scoring a highlight-reel go-ahead goal in Pittsburgh’s 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. That’s fine with Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, so long as that trend doesn’t continue once the Winter Games open next ...