Sidney Crosby RUMORS & NEWS

  • Can Sidney Crosby catch Patrick Kane in scoring race?

    The Score "The NHL's scoring race is over. Except, maybe it isn't. With 32 goals and 44 assists through 56 games, Patrick Kane's 76 points puts him 17 clear of the next most productive players, making him a virtual lock to win the Art Ross Trophy. But if there's anyone who might be able to challenge..." February 08

  • Crosby, Karlsson, Trocheck named NHL's Three Stars "Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson and Florida Panthers center Vincent Trocheck have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 7. FIRST STAR - SIDNEY CROSBY, C, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Crosby led the League in goals and points..." February 08

  • Penguins captain Crosby scores 900th NHL point "Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored his 900th NHL point Saturday, and quickly added 901 and 902. Crosby reached 900 with an assist 14:56 into the third period on a goal by defenseman Kris Letang against the Florida Panthers. Crosby scored with 1:15 remaining to tie the game 2-2,..." February 07

  • Crosby says scoring surge after All-Star snub purely coincidental

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Whether Sidney Crosby's absence from the NHL's All-Star rosters, released Jan. 6, qualified as a snub intrigued players, fans and media alike. For the Penguins' captain, it served as a reminder of how much he struggled during the season's first three months. Others deserved the recognition, he..." January 29

  • Resurgent Sidney Crosby has Penguins back in post-season mix

    Sportsnet "In the middle of chaos, the puck allowed Sidney Crosby a rare moment of clarity. There it was, on his stick as the Pittsburgh Penguins star stood at the goal line on Monday night. In front of him, the New Jersey Devils were too busy tangling with Crosby’s teammates to notice the two-time MVP..." January 27

  • Crosby admits it’s a ‘little weird’ for Pens to fight for ‘playoff life’

    Pro Hockey Talk "As they ready for a game against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves in a fairly unfamiliar position: on the outside of the playoff picture. Granted, they’re not that far outside of the East’s top eight, but it’s a far cry from the sort of work one usually expects..." January 13

  • Sidney Crosby didn't make the All-Star Game; does it mean anything?

    CBS Sports "The NHL All-Star Game will take place Jan. 31 in Nashville and as usual, it will include many of the biggest names in the league today. There's Alex Ovechkin and Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews and P.K. Subban and rising stars like Jamie Benn and Vladimir Tarasenko. There won't be Sidney Crosby,..." January 06

  • Friedman on Malkin, Crosby Trade Considerations

    Today's Slapshot "On if it’s time that the Pittsburgh Penguins makes more of a drastic move: “I think that’ll all get sorted out kind of in the summer. “I think there’s a couple of things there. No. 1 – the team is for sale. Are they a less valuable franchise to sell without a Crosby or a Malkin there? And..." December 29

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Crosby looks to be skating with no apparent difficulty. He had been spotted limping earlier in the week.

  • Penguins captain Sidney Crosby to play vs. Wild

    ESPN "Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will play Saturday after missing his first game of the season earlier in the week. Coach Mike Sullivan said Crosby and Kris Letang would both be in the lineup against the Minnesota Wild. Crosby has been dealing with a lower-body injury suffered in a loss to the..." December 26

  • Crosby vs. Toews: Who should captain Canada at the World Cup of Hockey?

    The Score "Sidney Crosby is mired in his worst statistical season in recent memory, while Jonathan Toews defends another Stanley Cup victory. With the World Cup of Hockey approaching, Canadian hockey fans are wondering: Who should captain Canada at the World Cup of Hockey - Sidney Crosby or Jonathan..." December 25

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    Jenn Menendez @JennMenendez

    Sullivan: "Sid is not going to play tonight."

  • Crosby sits out Blue Jackets game with injury

    TSN "The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without the services of captain Sidney Crosby when they play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets this evening. Crosby didn't skate with the team Sunday following the Pens' 2-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes with a lower-body injury and is listed as day-to-day." December 21

  • Penguins’ Crosby day-to-day with lower-body injury

    Sportsnet "Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby did not participate in the team’s morning skate on Sunday and is day-to-day after suffering a lower-body injury. " December 20

  • Crosby: Some ugly goals could hopefully open ‘flood gates’ for Penguins

    Pro Hockey Talk "Two games into the Mike Sullivan tenure in Pittsburgh, and the Penguins have just one goal. Not surprisingly, the result is an 0-2 record to start this new era. Despite a hefty edge in shot attempts — 69 shot attempts for and 52 shot attempts against, according to — they couldn’t..." December 17

  • Sidney Crosby says he's OK following Brandon Dubinsky cross-check, hearing set for Dubinsky

    ESPN "The NHL's department of player safety will hold a hearing Saturday after Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky cross-checked Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby in the back of the neck late in the Blue Jackets' 2-1 overtime win Friday night. Crosby was slow getting to his skates and went to the locker..." November 28

  • Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux quick to deny rumored rift

    New York Post "All is right with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby. Crosby denied rumors Wednesday night that he and owner ]team owner Mario Lemieux were feuding. “I honestly don’t even know what to say to that,” Crosby said. “If people are going to make stuff up, it’s totally out of my control. I..." November 27

  • Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux have 'big falling out'

    Yahoo! Sports "Are there issues with Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby and team owner Mario Lemieux? Sirius XM’s Matthew Barnaby – a former Penguins player for parts of three seasons in his career – said that there are problems between Crosby, a two-time league MVP and Lemieux, a franchise icon,..." November 25

  • Penguins GM on Sidney Crosby struggles: ‘There’s certainly no concern’

    Yahoo! Sports "Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford understands the concern. Sidney Crosby has just seven points in 14 games, and just two goals. He’s also a minus-6. For his career, in the first 14 games of any season, Crosby has 60 goals and 117 assists and was a plus-22. This has led to a..." November 10

  • Sidney Crosby to be part of Team Canada initial roster "Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby will be among the initial 16 players named to Team Canada's roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, Team Canada general manager Doug Armstrong said Thursday. "There is no discussion about Sidney," Armstrong said. "He will be part of the first group of..." November 06

  • Penguins star Crosby cites inconsistency as source of scoring issue

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "It would count as an offensive surge for some, a career for other, less-fortunate souls. But Sidney Crosby's season-opening stretch of one goal and five points in 11 games has caused a lot of consternation throughout Canada and has stirred up a lot of questions that go something like this,..." November 04

  • Crosby vs. Ovechkin: Five most annoying things about the Rivalry

    Yahoo! Sports "The Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin rivalry is one of my favorite things in the history of hockey. Well, at least in concept. The idea that the NHL had its own Magic vs. Bird – flash vs. fundamentals, charisma vs. workmanlike focus, Moscow vs. Cole Harbour – is something that frankly lifted..." October 28

  • Crosby comes into Tuesday's game against Florida with no points in first five games of the season

    Miami Herald "When one of the top players in the NHL has yet to record a single point five games into the season, everyone takes notice. Yet the Panthers say they're not focused on Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby breaking out of his slump against them Tuesday night at the Consol Center. "We're not..." October 19

  • Crosby's pointless stretch matches career worst

    The Score "Sidney Crosby's beaten-to-death pointless streak is up to five games, and has officially matched a career-worst slide. Crosby (and Phil Kessel, too) was unable to decorate the scoresheet again Saturday night, but the Pittsburgh Penguins did escape the Toronto Maple Leafs with a narrow 2-1 win." October 18

  • Let’s nitpick Sidney Crosby’s slow start

    NBC Sports "The responsible, reasonable thing is not to make a big deal out of two games. Not when the Pittsburgh Penguins have 80 more. What about the fun thing, though? After two games, the Pittsburgh Penguins have zero standings points, two losses and a single goal (by Phil Kessel). When you’re..." October 11

  • Crosby-Kessel partnership makes steady progress for Penguins

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The partnership, Sidney Crosby said, has been progressing nicely. That doesn’t mean it can’t get even better, though. Crosby and right winger Phil Kessel were linemates for the Penguins’ regular-season opener against the Dallas Stars Thursday night at American Airlines Center. It is a..." October 09

  • Pens’ plan for now: Crosby starts as Kessel’s center

    Pro Hockey Talk "A lot can change between TODAY and training camp, let alone the regular season, but the Pittsburgh Penguins plan on starting Phil Kessel out on Sidney Crosby‘s line. (Head coach Mike Johnston made note that the course could EASILY be altered.) Under this SETUP, Evgeni Malkin would likely..." August 25

  • Crosby hopes Kessel will fly under the radar in Pittsburgh

    The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby understands the pressure Phil Kessel was under as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Kessel was the most scrutinized player during his final season with the Maple Leafs after posting just 25 goals with the club. However, with a new club, the..." August 17

  • Crosby, Malkin Want to be Penguins for Life "The Penguins have the core pieces for a championship team and it all starts with their two stars down the middle. Both of whom reaffirmed their commitment to being Pittsburgh Penguins for their entire careers. “I like this city. I want to stay here,” Evgeni Malkin said. “I have a house here...." April 28

  • Crosby, Malkin are not responsible for Penguins' salary cap problems

    CBS Sports "Thanks to their defeat at the hands of the New York Rangers on Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins lost in the first round of the playoffs for the third time in five years which can mean only one thing: It is time for our yearly game of "let's try and fix what's wrong with the Pittsburgh..." April 27

  • Hard to blame Crosby for Penguins' slide

    TSN "The thought of the Pittsburgh Penguins missing the playoffs – despite its mathematical improbability – has the hockey world unhinged. More than anything else, I think there’s just general amazement that such a talented team hasn’t locked in a playoff berth. With that comes unease, and of course,..." April 07

  • Crosby, Malkin chase scoring title amid defense-minded league

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The dead puck era is back. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will attempt to place their names atop the NHL scoring leaders, anyway. However, their numbers won't be as gaudy as usual. Top NHL scorers are dealing with an erosion of numbers. Crosby and Malkin, from a point per game..." March 05

  • Penguins fans name son 'Malkin Crosby'

    Sporting News "The fate of a hockey team already hinged on the success of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin — and now, the stakes have been raised. Lil' Malkin, presumably, joins cousins Zalapski Taglianetti Young and Fata Eastwood Young. Congrats and best of luck to all. " February 24

  • Penguins' Perron raising his game alongside Crosby "Once David Perron got over his mixed emotions about being traded again, the Pittsburgh Penguins right wing started to feel something quite different on Jan. 2, something he hadn't felt in a long time. "I was probably the happiest guy in hockey that day," Perron told last week before..." February 04

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Coach Johnston said Sidney Crosby will play tonight. He missed Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury.

  • Penguins pull game program that misspelled Sidney Crosby’s name

    Yahoo! Sports "Seriously. You had ONE JOB. At the risk of throwing a stone in a glass house – and acknowledging that our own adventures in editing can sometimes read like a junior jumble puzzle – the editors of the official game program of the Pittsburgh Penguins made a rather egregious error on their cover..." January 28

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    Jason Mackey @Mackey_Trib

    Penguins release more information on Crosby. Took an injection to treat a lower-body injury suffered Jan. 10 at Montreal.

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    Jason Mackey @Mackey_Trib

    Crosby will resume skating and return to the lineup either Wednesday in Washington or Friday at New Jersey.

  • Sidney Crosby out of All-Star Game with lower body injury

    Yahoo! Sports "In one day the NHL lost a Vezina Trophy winner and two former Hart Trophy winners from its All-Star Game roster. Sergei Bobrovsky, gone. Evgeni Malkin, gone. The latest? Sidney Crosby ... with a "lower body" injury. You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding Me. The Penguins posted this..." January 23

  • Penguins' Perron, Crosby found quick chemistry "Predicting chemistry on a forward line is as easy as predicting the lottery. Three players who on paper should be able to jell fail to produce, while three players who might look like misshaped puzzle pieces fit together and make magic. "The chemistry and synergy of linemates only happens..." January 21

  • Penguins' Crosby producing, but it hasn't been easy "Sidney Crosby is in a slump and entered the week tied for fourth in the NHL scoring race. Crosby didn't earn his position among the League's point leaders through a blistering start to the season before eventually tailing off over the past few weeks. He has had what for him has been a down..." January 07

  • Penguins’ Crosby to miss two games while being tested for mumps

    Sportsnet "Sidney Crosby will miss the next two games as a precautionary measure, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced Friday. Crosby was photographed during a scrum by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette‘s Seth Rorabaugh, which showed that the Penguins star’s right cheek is quite swollen, leading many to think he..." December 13

  • Crosby’s swollen face leads to mumps questions

    Sportsnet "Sidney Crosby is slated to play Friday night against the Calgary Flames, a day after missing practice. However, it looks like he may have trouble wrapping his chinstrap around his face. Crosby was photographed during a scrum by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette‘s Seth Rorabaugh, which shows that..." December 12

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Johnston says Crosby, Hornqvist and Letang should play tonight.

  • Sidney Crosby set to make preseason debut Wednesday

    CBS Sports "Sidney Crosby is in the lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins for their preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday night. It will mark the preseason debut for the Penguins captain after he missed time due to an undisclosed injury and later the death of his grandmother. Crosby is also..." October 01

  • Penguins' Crosby to make preseason debut Monday "Sidney Crosby will make his preseason debut Monday night when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Minnesota Wild, the team said Sunday. Crosby was scheduled to play his first preseason game Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but he missed the home game to fly home to Nova Scotia after..." September 29

  • Penguins' Crosby, Kunitz could play Saturday "Pittsburgh Penguins forwards Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz practiced again Thursday, and coach Mike Johnston said they could be cleared to play in a preseason game Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. "Crosby and Kunitz look good. I would expect if practice goes well [Friday], I'm..." September 25

  • Crosby makes surprise appearance at Penguins training camp

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins center Sidney Crosby made a surprise on-ice appearance at the first day of training camp, skating for the first 50 minutes of a workout at Consol Energy Center. Team officials had said Thursday that he, along with Evgeni Malkin, would miss the early part of camp because of unspecified..." September 20

  • Crosby, Malkin to miss start of training camp "Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be held out of the start of training camp, it was announced today by Pittsburgh Penguins Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford." September 18

  • Crosby won't take legal action

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins captain Sidney Crosby pronounced himself 100 percent healthy despite dealing with a wrist injury during the playoffs. He admitted to being “pretty close” to opting for surgery during the summer, but rehabilitated the injury well enough that an operation isn't necessary. The injury..." September 09

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