Sidney Patrick Crosby, ONS (born August 7, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL) where he serves as their captain. He was the top pick in the 2005 draft. In his second season, he won the Art Ross Trophy. His nickname is Sid the Kid.
August 7, 1987|
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|NHL team||Pittsburgh Penguins|
1st overall, 2005|
Crosby has won the Stanley Cup three times, all with the Penguins. He first won it in 2009 and again in 2016 and 2017.
He got the game-winning goal for Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics in overtime against the USA and in doing so won the team the gold medal.
The Maurice 'Rocket' Richard Trophy (tied with Steven Stamkos) in 2010 
In both 2016 and 2017, he won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the playoffs.
- ↑ "NHL Entry Draft Year by Year Results". National Hockey League. Archived from the original on August 13, 2013.
- ↑ "Crosby, Stamkos share Richard Trophy". sports.espn.go.com. ESPN Internet Venture. 12 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database