Sidney Crosby RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nathan MacKinnon: Where's The Hate?

    The Hockey News "If speed is what separates Nathan MacKinnon from his NHL peers, it did not on this night. But it’s not just about the speed in the fastest-skater event at the All-Star Game skills competition, it’s about the turns, and perhaps MacKinnon took the corners a little too wide. And hey,..." July 31

  • Sidney Crosby skates before practice

    TSN "Captain Sidney Crosby skated ahead of practice on Wednesday for the first time since leaving the team's scrimmage on Saturday with an undisclosed ailment.   " July 22

  • Canadiens’ Phillip Danault chasing perfection, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin

    Sportsnet "The drill is simple: Pick up a pass at centre ice, pass it back to the coach, get it back coming over the blue line and take a shot as you approach the net. In this case, Phillip Danault is shooting against a shooter tutor. Easy enough. But Danault flubs his shot..." July 21

  • Carey Price on shutting down Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

    The Score "Carey Price knows he's going to have his hands full when the Montreal Canadiens take on the Penguins in the qualifying round, and joked about what his team will need to do to stop some of Pittsburgh's biggest stars. "We can ask them nicely to stay..." July 20

  • Sidney Crosby's exit puts spotlight on stupid NHL policy

    Canoe "Sidney Crosby left practice Saturday and he wasn’t on the ice Sunday. We would like to give you an update on the Pittsburgh Penguins superstar’s condition, but all we can do is speculate because the National Hockey League, in lockstep with the NHL Players Association,..." July 20

  • Penguins forward Sidney Crosby remains absent from practice

    TribLIVE "Penguins forward Sidney Crosby did not participate in Sunday’s practice at the team’s facility in Cranberry. During the second period of a scrimmage on Saturday, Crosby left the ice and retreated to the team’s dressing room. Coach Mike Sullivan declined to..." July 19

  • Sidney Crosby leaves scrimmage, doesn't return

    The Score "Captain Sidney Crosby left the Pittsburgh Penguins' scrimmage early on Saturday and didn't return, the team announced. Head coach Mike Sullivan declined to comment on the matter, citing the league's new rules about teams being prohibited from disclosing..." July 18

  • Former Penguins Player Says Sidney Crosby Would Rather Try to Win a Stanley Cup Than Have Sex

    The Big Lead "Tyler Kennedy, the former Pittsbrugh Penguins' center, went on Pittsburgh's 93.7 The Fan on Thursday. Kennedy, who retired in 2016, was asked about the NHL and NBA restarts. Like an reasonable person, he has his doubts. He also took the opportunity to slip in a classic HOCKEYMAN shot at..." July 03

  • Bobby Orr tabs Sidney Crosby as top-5 player in NHL history: 'Sid belongs on that list'

    The Score "Legendary defenseman Bobby Orr believes Sidney Crosby is one of the top five players to ever lace up the skates. Orr himself is almost unanimously considered one of the top five players of all time, usually sharing the distinction with Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and..." June 30

  • Conor Sheary eager to reunite with Sidney Crosby, Jake Guentzel on Penguins top line

    NHL.com "Conor Sheary said he would welcome the chance to reunite with Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel on the Pittsburgh Penguins top line when they face the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers. Sheary, a 28-year-old forward who won the Stanley Cup with..." June 16

  • Sidney Crosby: ‘What happened to George Floyd cannot be ignored’

    Sportsnet "As the hockey world continues to move through a period of reflection in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has released a statement condemning racial injustice. “What happened to George Floyd cannot be..." June 03

  • Sidney Crosby isn’t being selfish by staying silent

    TribLIVE "Evander Kane needs to mind his own business. Kane plays left wing for the San Jose Sharks, and he’s black. And Canadian. Here’s what he had to say on ESPN’s First Take on Friday following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis: “We need so..." June 02

  • Sidney Crosby's Silence on George Floyd Protests is Deafening

    12 Up "In times like these, it's important that those who have platforms that can reach millions of people use them to inspire change. Unfortunately, the NHL's brightest star hasn't yet seized this opportunity, despite being encouraged by fellow players in the wake of..." June 01

  • Sidney Crosby joins Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux with latest point-per-game season

    The Score "With the NHL's regular season officially over, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby joins legends Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux as the only players in league history to average more than one point per game over their first 15 campaigns, according..." May 27

  • Better in their own zone: Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin?

    The Sports Daily "Sidney Crosby has always been known for his lethal backhander and incredible edge work. Evgeni Malkin has always been known for his dazzling dangles and ability to power his  way to the most dangerous areas of the ice. But what about their defensive..." May 22

  • World Cup of Hockey elevated Sidney Crosby to all-time great

    Sportsnet "Not even three full months had passed when Sidney Crosby arrived in Ottawa for training camp ahead of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Barely enough time to plan and throw a Stanley Cup party, and start recharging the batteries after a 104-game season, never mind actually..." May 18

  • How valid is a Sidney Crosby-Michael Jordan comparison?

    Pro Hockey Talk "During this sports-starved pandemic, “The Last Dance” inspired a flood of Michael Jordan and Chicago Bulls-related takes. For those of us who cover other sports, it’s almost inevitable to make comparisons to Michael Jordan, and Sidney Crosby ranks as a fairly obvious..." May 14

  • Pens' star Sidney Crosby prefers 24-team playoff tournament over March Madness-style format

    Pro Hockey Talk "If the NHL can award the 2020 Stanley Cup in any playoff format, Sidney Crosby prefers the idea of a 24-team tournament over something closer to the NCAA’s “March Madness.” Crosby said as much to TSN’s Darren Dreger, as you can see..." May 12

  • Sidney Crosby donates 100,000 meals to Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby donated 100,000 meals to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank on Monday. The contribution from the Pittsburgh Penguins captain equates to 120,000 pounds of food distributed across the organization's 11-county service area in southwestern Pennsylvania..." May 04

  • Sidney Crosby reflects on 2011 concussion after receiving advocacy award

    Sportsnet "So much occurred during the past eight years of Sidney Crosby‘s career and the first half-decade of it, that it’s easy to forget for a moment what took place in between those historic segments. Back-to-back Cups and seven individual trophies mark the first of those,..." May 01

  • P.K. Subban: Sidney Crosby's strength 'separates him from everybody'

    The Score "New Jersey Devils blue-liner P.K. Subban has had to defend against the league's best over the last decade, but Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is the one player who has stood out the most to him. "Whether it's natural, whether..." May 01

  • 5 hockey documentaries we'd love to see

    The Score "With ESPN's "The Last Dance" whetting the appetite of folks desperate for any sort of sports content, theScore editors have joined forces to look back at some of the most captivating narratives that deserve similar treatment to Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls..." April 28

  • Why 2020 NHL draft lottery could throw back to 2005 Sidney Crosby Sweepstakes

    Sportsnet "Of the three paths the National Hockey League is exploring to hold its delayed 2020 draft, one stands head and shoulders above the others as the most intriguing — and, depending on your team of choice, infuriating or promising. The typical arena-hosted gala, originally scheduled..." April 15

  • Players say Penguins' Sidney Crosby is NHL's most complete player

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby was named the NHL's most complete player, while Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand earned both best and worst trash-talker honors in the 2019-20 NHL Players Association poll released Tuesday. The annual..." March 31

  • Sidney Crosby gets back to basics to stay in shape for Penguins during pause

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby said he has gone old school in his efforts to stay in shape during the coronavirus pandemic, a routine that includes pushups and grueling sessions on a stationary bike. The Pittsburgh Penguins center is not engaging in fancy gymnastics at his home in suburban..." March 27

  • Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin Want NHL Playoffs to Begin After COVID-19 Hiatus

    Bleacher Report "If the 2019-20 NHL season does resume after the current hiatus amid the coronavirus pandemic, the league's biggest stars don't want to go back to regular-season games. Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby said he wouldn't mind if the league just..." March 26

  • Mike Sullivan: 'A privilege to coach' Sidney Crosby

    The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan doesn't take the fact that Sidney Crosbyis on his team for granted. "It's quite an honor, I'd have to say," Sullivan told SN590's "Hockey Central" on Wednesday. "He's a..." March 18

  • Sidney Crosby, Penguins organization announce plan to pay PPG Paints Arena workers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins on Friday announced a plan to pay full-time and part-time arena and service employees at PPG Paints Arena who stood to lose income after the NHL suspended its season, denying them a chance to work home games. The Penguins in a press release said the funding will come from..." March 13

  • The Penguins longest losing streaks in the Sidney Crosby-Evgeni Malkin era and how they responded

    PensBurgh "Maybe you have heard, but the Pittsburgh Penguins have now lost six games in a row and a lot of people are concerned about that development.  I am not going to tell you how to react or follow your favorite team. Being worried about an extended losing streak (including..." March 02

  • Sidney Crosby on golden goal 10 years later: 'It's something I'll never forget'

    The Score "Feb. 28, 2010, is a date many Canadians will never forget. With Olympic gold up for grabs on home soil against the United States, a 22-year-old Sidney Crosby stepped up in overtime to deliver one of the biggest goals in Canadian hockey history. “I remember..." February 28