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Monday, 10.13.2014 / 10:53 AM
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was named NHL 'Third Star of the Week' today.
Crosby finished opening week with three goals, three assists and six points in two games, as the Penguins began the year with a pair of wins.
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Crosby became the first Penguins player to have three points in each of the team's first two games since Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and Ron
Tuesday, 06.24.2014 / 8:19 PM
accomplished the award hat trick: Mario Lemieux; Crosby; Evgeni Malkin; Jaromir Jagr; Wayne Gretzky; Phil Esposito; Guy Lafleur; Martin St. Louis; and Alex Ovechkin.
“I look back at 19 (years old), and I probably took it for granted a little bit,” Crosby said. “When you win it that young you expect to win it sooner and might think it’s easier than it actually is.”
Crosby beat out Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf
Tuesday, 06.24.2014 / 7:22 PM
are Mario Lemieux, Evgeni Malkin, Jaromir Jagr, Wayne Gretzky, Phil Esposito, Guy Lafleur, Martin St. Louis and Alex Ovechkin. Four of the nine – Crosby, Malkin, Lemieux and Jagr – did so while playing for Pittsburgh.
By winning his second career Hart Trophy, Crosby joined Lemieux as the only players in franchise history to win the award multiple times. Lemieux was a three-time winner.
Thanks to Crosby
Monday, 06.23.2014 / 12:35 PM
-season games – a 17-point lead over second-place finisher Getzlaf. Crosby’s margin of victory is the largest since former Penguin Jaromir Jagr beat Anaheim’s Teemu Selanne by 20 points in 1998-99.
The feat also marked the second time in his career that Crosby won the league’s scoring title, helping the Penguins win the award for the 15th time in the past 26 years (Mario Lemieux, 6; Jagr, 5; Evgeni Malkin, 2
Monday, 06.09.2014 / 6:00 AM
to the ice, as a player. Lemieux became the first modern day player/owner in the NHL. He announced his “unretirement” on December 12, 2000. Lemieux made the comeback official on December 27 against Toronto. His retired 66 banner was pulled from the rafters. In the game, Lemieux assisted on Jaromir Jagr’s goal in the opening seconds. Lemieux finished the game with one goal and three points as the Penguins
Friday, 05.30.2014 / 6:00 AM
the second Penguins player in the past three years to win the Hart Trophy, joining Evgeni Malkin, who won in 2011-12. Crosby is hoping to give the Penguins the organization’s seventh Hart Trophy alongside titles already won by Mario Lemieux (three times), Jaromir Jagr, Crosby and Malkin.
* Second, Crosby – the reigning Ted Lindsay Award winner – was named a finalist for this year’s award as well (again
Monday, 05.05.2014 / 11:05 AM
in 2006-07 when the trophy was known as the Lester B. Pearson Award.
The Penguins are looking to win the award for the third consecutive season, as Evgeni Malkin preceded Crosby by winning in 2011-12.
Pittsburgh players have won the Ted Lindsay Award nine times – most of any NHL team. In addition to Crosby and Malkin, Mario Lemieux (4 times) and Jaromir Jagr (2) both won multiple Ted Lindsay Awards
Thursday, 05.01.2014 / 11:00 AM
Crosby, whose 17-point victory in the scoring race over Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf represented the largest gap since Jaromir Jagr in 1998, won his first Hart Trophy in 2006-07 and was a runner-up for the award both last season and in 2009-10.
Crosby is hoping to give the Penguins the organization’s seventh Hart Trophy alongside titles already won by Mario Lemieux (3 times), Crosby, Malkin
Sunday, 04.13.2014 / 11:43 PM
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer – giving the Penguins 15 NHL scoring titles in the past 26 seasons.
Four players have combined for the Penguins’ 15 titles – Mario Lemieux (six), Jaromir Jagr (five), Evgeni Malkin (two) and Crosby (two).
The 15 Art Ross Trophies are the most by any team since the Trophy’s inception in 1948 – an achievement made
Wednesday, 01.08.2014 / 4:59 PM
can point it out to them. They can’t fool you anymore.”
* COACHING SPECIAL PLAYERS…
Johnston coached a lot of special players during his time here. In his first stint, he had guys like Randy Carlyle and Rick Kehoe. Then years after he drafted Mario Lemieux as the Penguins general manager, EJ returned to coach No. 66 and so many other special players including Jaromir Jagr, Ron Francis, Kevin