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Sidney Crosby is known as a Canadian hockey player. He is most famous for his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins and winning the Stanley Cup in 2009.

Background and Age

Sidney Crosby was born on August 7, 1987, in Cole Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada. His father, Troy played goaltender and was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1984. By the age of 7, Sidney was showing signs of being a future hockey player. At 10 years old, Crosby scored 159 goals in only 55 games for his old neighborhood youth club.

Denied the opportunity to play for the Halifax Mooseheads, the local junior hockey group, Crosby darted to Minnesota, enrolling at the Shattuck-St. Mary's private academy. While there, Crosby set a few new scoring records, recording 162 points in 2003 and driving his group to the national title.

Crosby proceeded to turn into the most youthful player in history to score a goal in the World Junior Championships. He at that point came back to Quebec for a second year in the QMJHL, scoring 66 goals and solidifying his status as the best youthful prospect on the planet.

Career and Net Worth

The Pittsburgh Penguins chose Sidney Crosby with the first overall pick at the 2005 NHL Draft. Working intimately with retired Penguins legend, Mario Lemieux, Crosby immediately accustomed to the NHL, accepting the ice as the group's best player. Before the finish of the 2005-06 season, Crosby had developed as one of the group's best youthful players, finishing with 102 points.

In his second year, he totaled 120 points, scoring 28 objectives and dishing out 84 assists. That year, Crosby turned into the most youthful player in history to win the Art Ross Trophy as scoring champion. He was also the second most youthful player ever to win the Hart Trophy as the group's most important player. In 2009, Crosby got the opportunity to hold up hockey's definitive prize when he drove Pittsburgh to its first Stanley Cup title since 1992.

Crosby's career has been plagued by concussion injuries. At the Winter Classic game on New Year's Day 2011 in Pittsburgh, Crosby was leveled by a sucker punch hit to the head by Washington Capitals player, David Steckel. The impact constrained Crosby to miss the remainder of the season and filled talk that his career may be in peril.

After a questionable 2011-12 season, in which he played only 22 games, Crosby came back to full quality the next year, enlisting 56 points in a 36-game season abbreviated by a lockout.

Relationships

Sidney has not revealed any public information about his personal and private relationships.

Date modified: Aug 4, 2020
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