Pittsburgh Penguins

Position
C
 
Jersey
87
Name  Sidney Crosby
Born  8/7/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Shoots  L
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.
 
12/14/2014 10:50:00 AM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby is still feeling ill and there is no word yet what is wrong according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Crosby underwent tests for the mumps, which has been spreading around the league, and when the tests came back negative, Crosby practiced Friday. Then on Saturday, he sat out again to undergo further tests. Pittsburgh next plays Tampa Bay on Monday and would really like to have Crosby back, along with all fantasy owners, but Sid's status is up in the air.
 
12/12/2014 4:31:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss the next two games, and possibly more, due to an illness.
Insight: While some have speculated Crosby is dealing with the mumps, there is no official diagnosis on what he is dealing with. We will update you as news comes out about Crosby over the next few days.
 
12/2/2014 6:55:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby will play against the Devils on Tuesday despite the flu.
Insight: Crosby missed the team's morning skate with his illness, but he will still dress. The Penguins tweeter account has a picture of the captain warming up for the game, so it is safe to leave him in fantasy lineups.
 
12/2/2014 12:24:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby missed the Tuesday morning shootaround due to illness.
Insight: He's a scoring maching with 33 points in just 23 games, so this would be a disaster for fantasy owners. Stay tuned.
 
11/24/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points during Monday's win against the Bruins.
Insight: He had one goal and two assists, and is now tied with Jakub Voracek for the league-lead, with 29 points.
 
11/18/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal in Tuesday's win against the Canadiens.
Insight: It was his eighth goal of the season, and Crosby is now tied for the league-lead with Jakub Voracek with 26 points overall.
 
11/8/2014 9:28:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby had five more assists in Saturday's win over the Sabres.
Insight: He was also +3 on the night, and continues to lead the NHL in points, with 24.
 
11/1/2014 11:02:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby leads the league with 18 points after 10 games this season.
Insight: That's not much of a surprise. Crosby's Penguins have also played fewer games than most teams through Nov. 1, so that makes it a little big more impressive. Pittsburgh leads the league in scoring and power-play scoring. Crosby had three assists in Saturday's, 5-0, victory over the Sabres.
 

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