Sidney Crosby RUMORS & NEWS

  • Malkin fine with Crosby-Ovechkin hype: I like to be quiet, just not on ice

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin sometimes seems forgotten when facing the Washington Capitals. That's fine by him. He knows the spotlight will fall on Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin. "I like to be quiet," Malkin said. "I just try not to be quiet..." April 27

  • Columbus newspaper cancels crying Crosby masks ahead of Game 3

    CBS Pittsburgh "A Columbus newspaper has reportedly canceled its plans to distribute masks mocking the Pittsburgh Penguins captain. The Columbus Dispatch tweeted on Friday that the newspaper would place “crying Sidney Crosby” masks inside their Sunday paper so that Columbus Blue Jackets fans could wear them to..." April 15

  • Columbus newspaper to give away crying Crosby masks

    Sportsnet "Deserved or not, Sidney Crosby has long been labelled a whiner in some corners of the hockey world. Now there’s artwork to depict that moniker, thanks to the Columbus Dispatch. The newspaper will include a “Sid The Kid” mask in its Sunday edition and is encouraging fans to wear it to..." April 15

  • Sidney Crosby had some high praise for Auston Matthews

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Toronto Maple Leafs need one win this weekend to secure their first playoff spot since the 2012-13 season. The biggest reason they are in a position to make the playoffs is a dominant rookie class led by Auston Matthews, William Nylander and Mitch Marner. That trio has burst onto the scene..." April 08

  • Crosby disappointed in NHL’s Olympic decision

    Pro Hockey Talk "The scorer of Canada’s golden goal won’t be headed back to the Olympics next year. Needless to say, he’s not happy about it. “It’s disappointing,” Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby said on Tuesday, per Upgruv. “I think when you hear about the negotiations and things like that, I..." April 04

  • Has McDavid passed Crosby as the best player in the world?

    Sportsnet "In the last couple of weeks, Connor McDavid has pulled away from the field and is now four games away from winning his first Art Ross trophy as the NHL leader in points. At 20-years-old, he is already in the ‘best player in the world’ conversation with Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney..." April 02

  • Sidney Crosby on criticism from Sens owner Melnyk: ‘He likes to hear himself talk, so let’s just leave it’

    Pro Hockey Talk "One day after Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot had the tip of his finger busted apart by a Sidney Crosby slash, team owner Eugene Melnyk made an appearance on Ottawa radio and sounded off on Crosby. Along with calling for a lengthy suspension for the Penguins’ captain, Melnyk referred to..." March 26

  • Ron & Don: Sidney Crosby is ‘not a dirty player’

    Sportsnet "Sidney Crosby was in the highlights quite a bit this week, which on its own isn’t unusual. But instead of making headlines for his goals or assists, hockey fans took notice of a few plays that could be deemed as dirty. First came on Tuesday, when Crosby gave Ryan O’Reilly of the Buffalo Sabres..." March 26

  • Ryan O’Reilly comments on Sidney Crosby spearing incident: ‘It happens’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has made some headlines this week for a couple of stick infractions that were overlooked by the on-ice officials during his games. They were not overlooked by everybody else. On Thursday, he caught Marc Methot with a slash to the hand that ended up..." March 25

  • Crosby's agent: Melnyk should be fined for 'negative comment'

    Fanrag Sports "Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk had some choice words for Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby after the forward didn’t face any discipline for essentially slashing Marc Methot’s finger off during the Penguins-Senators game Thursday. Crosby’s agent, Pat Brisson, fired back. “In my..." March 25

  • Sullivan on Crosby slash: 'I see Sid go through that on a nightly basis'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins coach Mike Sullivan came to his captain’s defense before Friday’s game against the Islanders, defending Sidney Crosby following some disparaging comments from Senators owner Eugene Melnyk on a Canadian radio station. Melnyk was peeved over Crosby’s unpenalized slash Thursday against..." March 25

  • Melnyk calls Crosby a 'whiner beyond belief,' wants season-long suspension

    Ottawa Citizen "Eugene Melnyk says the NHL needs to throw the book at Sidney Crosby. The Senators owner is livid at the Pittsburgh Penguins superstar and speaking on TSN 1200 this morning referred to Crosby as a “whiner”. He said Crosby should be suspended for his slash on Marc Methot that will keep him..." March 24

  • Bill Daly: NHL not looking into Crosby slash on Methot

    TSN "It sounds like Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will not be suspended for slashing Ottawa Senators defenceman Marc Methot in the first period of Thursday's clash in Ottawa. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says the league will not look into the Crosby slash any further, according to..." March 24

  • Marc Methot out for weeks with ‘shattered finger’ from Crosby slash

    Sportsnet "With five minutes to go in the first period between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins, defenceman Marc Methot was dumping the puck deep into the Penguins zone when Sidney Crosby landed a two-handed slash on his left hand. Methot gave his hand a good shake and went after Crosby at the..." March 24

  • It really helps to be a linemate of Sidney Crosby

    Sportsnet "There might not be a sweeter job in hockey than riding shotgun on the wing of Sidney Crosby. Just ask Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel. Both players were full-time AHLers only two seasons ago, and are now contributing members of the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Sheary,..." March 21

  • Marchand, Crosby, Elliott named NHL's 3 stars of the week

    NHL.com "Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Calgary Flames goaltender Brian Elliott have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 19. FIRST STAR - BRAD MARCHAND, LW, BOSTON BRUINS Marchand led the NHL with 5-4-9 in three games -..." March 20

  • Sidney Crosby's 1,000th NHL point honored by Penguins

    NHL.com "Captain Sidney Crosby was honored by the Pittsburgh Penguins for reaching 1,000 NHL points before facing the Detroit Red Wings at PPG Paints Arena on Sunday. Crosby watched a video of his 1,000th point, scored on an assist on a Chris Kunitz goal 6:28 into the first period against the Winnipeg..." February 19

  • Sidney Crosby joins elite company after earning 1,000th NHL point

    Sportsnet "Sidney Crosby added to his lengthy list of accomplishments as the Pittsburgh Penguins captain registered his 1,000th career NHL point. The 29-year-old picked up the milestone point Thursday with an assist against the Winnipeg Jets. No. 87 becomes the 86th player in NHL history to reach the..." February 17

  • Road to 1,000: Where could Sidney Crosby finish among all-time leaders?

    USA Today "Sidney Crosby isn't even 30, and yet, he needs just two points to reach the hallowed mark of 1,000 NHL points. Surely, the playmaking Pittsburgh Penguins center could arrive at the four-digit point plateau during Saturday's contest against the Coyotes in Arizona. With just two more points,..." February 11

  • Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby were ‘best friends’ at the All-Star Game

    Washington Post "During Sunday’s NHL All-Star Game, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played on the same line as Penguins captain Sidney Crosby. The rivals, who have been compared to one another since they entered the league in 2005, displayed remarkable chemistry for two guys who are supposed to hate each..." January 30

  • Crosby, McDavid, Price, Subban voted NHL All-Star captains

    Sportsnet "The NHL has released it’s captains for the 2017 NHL All-Star Game, and, no, John Scott did not take home the honours this year. The four captains for their respective divisions are Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins (Metropolitan Division), Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers (Pacific..." January 03

  • Wayne Gretzky Says Sidney Crosby Is NHL's Best Player over Connor McDavid

    Bleacher Report "Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has taken the NHL by storm early in his career, but his team's partner and vice chairman doesn't think he has surpassed Sidney Crosby as the league's best player. Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky compared the two Thursday, giving the nod to Crosby, per Craig..." December 15

  • Wayne Gretzky says Sidney Crosby best in league now

    ESPN "The start to Connor McDavid's season has been so impressive for the Edmonton Oilers that he's ignited a debate among hockey fans as to whether or not he's emerged as the game's best player. In just his second season, McDavid leads the league in points with 36. He has the Oilers in first place..." December 09

  • McDavid, Kucherov and Crosby only players on pace for 90 points so far

    Pro Hockey Talk "Let’s check in on the NHL scoring race and see where things are headed a quarter of the way through the 2016-17 season. At this point, the Art Ross Trophy still seems to be Connor McDavid‘s to lose as long as he stays in the lineup. Thanks to his 10th goal of the season on Friday night in..." November 27

  • Sidney Crosby is on one of the best goal scoring runs of his career

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sidney Crosby added to his league leading goal total on Saturday night when he scored in the final minute of regulation to send the Penguins and Devils to overtime, setting the stage for Pittsburgh’s 4-3 shootout win. For Crosby, it was already his 15th goal of the season and puts him three..." November 27

  • Connor McDavid excited, but focused facing Sidney Crosby

    ESPN "Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is relishing his first opportunity to play against boyhood idol Sidney Crosby but he's not going to let that get in the way of doing his job. "Tonight is going to be cool for me to play against Crosby, against someone I grew up idolizing and kind of..." November 08

  • Crosby still king as McDavid arrives for first on-ice matchup

    Sportsnet "We are occasionally guilty of getting ahead of ourselves. For in the rush to identify and embrace the next best thing it is easy to overlook that which you have known for so long. Yes, even amongst a sea-changing youth movement the NHL remains Sidney Crosby’s domain. The Pittsburgh Penguins..." November 08

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