Sidney Patrick Crosby is a Canadian professional hockey player and captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Nicknamed "Sid the Kid" and nicknamed "The Next One", Crosby was first picked by Penguins in the 2005 NHL Draft. Crosby is considered by many to be one of the greatest ice hockey players of all time. In his two-year official career with Rimouski Océanic, he won numerous awards and led his club to the 2005 Memorial Cup final. has returned Crosby's number 87 shirt for 2019. Crosby made his NHL debut in the 2005-06 season, scoring 102 points and finishing second in the Calder Memorial Trophy as NHL's Rookie of the Year. At the age of 18 and 253 days, he was the youngest player to score 100 points in a single season in the NHL.
In 2005, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected him first overall in the NHL draft. In 2007, and 2014, he was named NHL MVP, and he guided the Penguins to Stanley Cup victories in 2009, 2016, and 2017, winning the Conn Smythe Trophy in both 2016 and 2017.
He began skating at the age of three, and at the age of two, he practiced shooting pucks at his family's clothes drier.
When he was 19 years old, he was named captain of the Penguins. He became the youngest player in NBA history to reach 200 points in his career.
Troy and Trina Crosby are his parents. He began dating model Kathy Leutner in 2008.
For the Penguins, he and fellow center Evgeni Malkin formed a dominating attacking tandem.
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