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NHL: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, April 25 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby scored twice Saturday and Pittsburgh rallied from a 3-0 deficit for a 5-3 win to eliminate Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, April 21 (UPI) -- Marc-Andre Fleury had 45 saves Tuesday, backstopping Pittsburgh's 3-1 win over Philadelphia for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern quarterfinals.
NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Philadelphia 1

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Philadelphia 1

PITTSBURGH, April 15 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby opened the scoring and Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves Wednesday, giving Pittsburgh a 4-1 win over Philadelphia in their playoff opener.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, New York Islanders 1

PITTSBURGH, April 9 (UPI) -- Six Pittsburgh players scored and Mathieu Garon blocked 28 shots Thursday in a 6-1 Penguins rout of the New York Islanders.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Tampa Bay 4

TAMPA, Fla., April 7 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby scored twice and Petr Sykora got the game-winner Tuesday, enabling Pittsburgh to post a 6-4 win over Tampa Bay.
NHL: Pittsburgh 6, New Jersey 1

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, New Jersey 1

PITTSBURGH, April 1 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby produced his 30th goal of the season to go with an assist Wednesday, leading Pittsburgh to a 6-1 demolition of New Jersey.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Rangers 3

PITTSBURGH, March 28 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby's 29th goal Saturday gave the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 victory against the New York Rangers.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Los Angeles 1

PITTSBURGH, March 20 (UPI) -- Marc-Andre Fleury carried a shutout into the third period Friday and made 24 saves, lifting the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins past Los Angeles 4-1.
Brodeur takes NHL's top weekly honor

Brodeur takes NHL's top weekly honor

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur, who is tied for the NHL all-time win record, was selected the league's top star for last week.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Boston 4

PITTSBURGH, March 15 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz posted a hat trick and the Penguins scored four times in the third period Sunday to down the Boston Bruins 6-4.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Pittsburgh 3 (SO)

PITTSBURGH, March 14 (UPI) -- Mike Comrie scored the game-winner Saturday in a shootout, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Florida 3 (SO)

PITTSBURGH, March 10 (UPI) -- Kris Letang scored the winning goal in a shootout Tuesday, delivering the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Washington 3 (SO)

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- The streaking Pittsburgh Penguins blew a two-goal lead in the third period Sunday but went on to defeat Washington 4-3 on a shootout goal by Sidney Crosby.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Florida 1

SUNRISE, Fla., March 5 (UPI) -- Tyler Kennedy scored twice Thursday and Sidney Crosby had a goal in his return, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over Florida.
NHL: Pittsburgh 1, N.Y. Islanders 0

NHL: Pittsburgh 1, N.Y. Islanders 0

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Petr Sykora produced the only goal of the game with just 2:28 remaining in the third period Wednesday, giving Pittsburgh a 1-0 win over the New York Islanders.
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Sidney Patrick Crosby ONS (born August 7, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player and captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Crosby was drafted by the Penguins out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) first overall after earning back-to-back CHL Player of the Year awards and leading his club to a berth in the 2005 Memorial Cup during his two-year major junior career with the Rimouski Océanic. Nicknamed "The Next One", he was one of the most highly regarded draft picks in hockey history, leading many to refer to the 2005 Draft Lottery as the "Sidney Crosby Sweepstakes".

In his first NHL season, Crosby finished sixth in scoring with 102 points (39 goals, 63 assists). By his second season, he led the NHL with 120 points (36 goals, 84 assists) to capture the Art Ross Trophy, becoming the youngest player and the only teenager to win a scoring title in any major North American sports league. That same season, Crosby won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the most valuable player as determined by the Professional Hockey Writers Association, and the Lester B. Pearson Award as the most valuable player as determined by the NHL Players Association. He is the seventh player in NHL history to have earned all three awards. After losing to the Detroit Red Wings in the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals, Crosby won his first Stanley Cup in 2009, becoming the youngest captain in NHL history to win the championship. In the 2009–2010 season, Crosby finished 2nd in NHL scoring with 109 points (51 goals, 58 assists). His 51 goals were a new career high and tied him with Steven Stamkos for the league lead in goals, thus earning him his first career Rocket Richard Trophy. At the Annual Awards show, Crosby took home his first Mark Messier Leadership Award.

Internationally, Crosby has represented Team Canada in two World Junior Championships, winning silver in 2004 and gold in 2005. He competed for Team Canada at the 2006 IIHF World Championship and led the tournament in scoring. In the 2010 Winter Olympics, Crosby scored the game-winning goal against the United States to win the gold medal for Canada, 3–2 in overtime.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Sidney Crosby."
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