Facts about Sidney Crosby

Name Sidney Crosby
Nicknames The Next One, Sid the Kid, Darryl, Baby Legs
Date of Birth August 17, 1987
Place of Birth Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canada
Residence Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Canada
Height 5'11
Weight 193 pounds
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Jersey Number 87
Junior Team Rimouski Oceanic
NHL Team Pittsburgh Penguins
Family Troy Crosby (Father), Trina Crosby (Mother), Taylor Crosby (Sister)
Girlfriend ??
Endorsements Reebok, Telus, Upper Deck, PepsiCo, Sherwood
Agent Pat Brisson

Memorable Sidney Crosby Moments

July 30, 2005 - Sidney Crosby is selected first overall in the 2005 NHL amateur entry draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

September 9, 2005 - Sidney Crosby signs his first NHL contract with the Penguins and could earn upto $12 million over the next 3 years.

October 5, 2005 - Sidney Crosby records his first NHL point; an assist on a goal by Mark Recchi against Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils.

October 8, 2005 - Sidney Crosby scores his first NHL goal against Hannu Toivonen of the Boston Bruins.

December 16, 2005 - Penguins coach Michel Therrien names Sidney Crosby as an alternate captain.

April 17, 2006 - Crosby collected 3 assists against the New York Islanders to become the youngest NHL player (18 years, 243 days) to score 100 points in the regular season.

March 2, 2007 - Sidney Crosby scored a first period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes to become the youngest player in NHL history (19 years, 207 days) to score 200 career points. The previous mark was held by Wayne Gretzky (19 years, 347 days).

May 22, 2007 - The Sporting News named Sidney Crosby its NHL player of the year for the 2006-07 season. Sid received 110 of the 210 votes from his fellow NHL players.

May 31, 2007 - The Pittsburgh Penguins made Sidney the youngest team captain in NHL history (19 years and 297 days old). The previous mark was held by Tampa Bay's Vincent Lecavalier (19 years, 324 days).

June 2, 2007 - The National Hockey League presented Sidney Crosby with the Art Ross Trophy as the league's leading scorer. Crosby scored 36 goals and 84 assists for 120 points during the 2006-07 regular season.

June 14, 2007 - At the 2006-07 NHL awards, Sidney Crosby was awarded the Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player and the Lester B Pearson Award from his peers as most outstanding player. Crosby became the seventh player in NHL history to pull off the Ross-Hart-Pearson hat trick in one season.

December 11, 2007 - Sidney Crosby was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as the Canadian Athelete of the Year for 2007. Sid is the first hockey player to win the award since former teammate Mario Lemieux in 1993.

December 26, 2007 - Sidney was named the The Canadian Press male athlete of the year for 2007. Haley Wickenheiser took the top female honour.

Februaru 28, 2010 - Sidney scored the gold medal winning gold in overtime against the United States to win the gold medal for Canada.

Sidney Crosby Skating
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