Sidney Crosby RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pens’ plan for now: Crosby starts as Kessel’s center

    Pro Hockey Talk "A lot can change between TODAY and training camp, let alone the regular season, but the Pittsburgh Penguins plan on starting Phil Kessel out on Sidney Crosby‘s line. (Head coach Mike Johnston made note that the course could EASILY be altered.) Under this SETUP, Evgeni Malkin would likely..." August 25

  • Crosby hopes Kessel will fly under the radar in Pittsburgh

    The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby understands the pressure Phil Kessel was under as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Kessel was the most scrutinized player during his final season with the Maple Leafs after posting just 25 goals with the club. However, with a new club, the..." August 17

  • Crosby, Malkin Want to be Penguins for Life

    NHL.com "The Penguins have the core pieces for a championship team and it all starts with their two stars down the middle. Both of whom reaffirmed their commitment to being Pittsburgh Penguins for their entire careers. “I like this city. I want to stay here,” Evgeni Malkin said. “I have a house here...." April 28

  • Crosby, Malkin are not responsible for Penguins' salary cap problems

    CBS Sports "Thanks to their defeat at the hands of the New York Rangers on Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins lost in the first round of the playoffs for the third time in five years which can mean only one thing: It is time for our yearly game of "let's try and fix what's wrong with the Pittsburgh..." April 27

  • Hard to blame Crosby for Penguins' slide

    TSN "The thought of the Pittsburgh Penguins missing the playoffs – despite its mathematical improbability – has the hockey world unhinged. More than anything else, I think there’s just general amazement that such a talented team hasn’t locked in a playoff berth. With that comes unease, and of course,..." April 07

  • Crosby, Malkin chase scoring title amid defense-minded league

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The dead puck era is back. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will attempt to place their names atop the NHL scoring leaders, anyway. However, their numbers won't be as gaudy as usual. Top NHL scorers are dealing with an erosion of numbers. Crosby and Malkin, from a point per game..." March 05

  • Penguins fans name son 'Malkin Crosby'

    Sporting News "The fate of a hockey team already hinged on the success of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin — and now, the stakes have been raised. Lil' Malkin, presumably, joins cousins Zalapski Taglianetti Young and Fata Eastwood Young. Congrats and best of luck to all. " February 24

  • Penguins' Perron raising his game alongside Crosby

    NHL.com "Once David Perron got over his mixed emotions about being traded again, the Pittsburgh Penguins right wing started to feel something quite different on Jan. 2, something he hadn't felt in a long time. "I was probably the happiest guy in hockey that day," Perron told NHL.com last week before..." February 04

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Coach Johnston said Sidney Crosby will play tonight. He missed Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury.

  • Penguins pull game program that misspelled Sidney Crosby’s name

    Yahoo! Sports "Seriously. You had ONE JOB. At the risk of throwing a stone in a glass house – and acknowledging that our own adventures in editing can sometimes read like a junior jumble puzzle – the editors of the official game program of the Pittsburgh Penguins made a rather egregious error on their cover..." January 28

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    Jason Mackey @Mackey_Trib

    Penguins release more information on Crosby. Took an injection to treat a lower-body injury suffered Jan. 10 at Montreal.

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    Jason Mackey @Mackey_Trib

    Crosby will resume skating and return to the lineup either Wednesday in Washington or Friday at New Jersey.

  • Sidney Crosby out of All-Star Game with lower body injury

    Yahoo! Sports "In one day the NHL lost a Vezina Trophy winner and two former Hart Trophy winners from its All-Star Game roster. Sergei Bobrovsky, gone. Evgeni Malkin, gone. The latest? Sidney Crosby ... with a "lower body" injury. You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding Me. The Penguins posted this..." January 23

  • Penguins' Perron, Crosby found quick chemistry

    NHL.com "Predicting chemistry on a forward line is as easy as predicting the lottery. Three players who on paper should be able to jell fail to produce, while three players who might look like misshaped puzzle pieces fit together and make magic. "The chemistry and synergy of linemates only happens..." January 21

  • Penguins' Crosby producing, but it hasn't been easy

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby is in a slump and entered the week tied for fourth in the NHL scoring race. Crosby didn't earn his position among the League's point leaders through a blistering start to the season before eventually tailing off over the past few weeks. He has had what for him has been a down..." January 07

  • Penguins’ Crosby to miss two games while being tested for mumps

    Sportsnet "Sidney Crosby will miss the next two games as a precautionary measure, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced Friday. Crosby was photographed during a scrum by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette‘s Seth Rorabaugh, which showed that the Penguins star’s right cheek is quite swollen, leading many to think he..." December 13

  • Crosby’s swollen face leads to mumps questions

    Sportsnet "Sidney Crosby is slated to play Friday night against the Calgary Flames, a day after missing practice. However, it looks like he may have trouble wrapping his chinstrap around his face. Crosby was photographed during a scrum by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette‘s Seth Rorabaugh, which shows that..." December 12

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Johnston says Crosby, Hornqvist and Letang should play tonight.

  • Sidney Crosby set to make preseason debut Wednesday

    CBS Sports "Sidney Crosby is in the lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins for their preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday night. It will mark the preseason debut for the Penguins captain after he missed time due to an undisclosed injury and later the death of his grandmother. Crosby is also..." October 01

  • Penguins' Crosby to make preseason debut Monday

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby will make his preseason debut Monday night when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Minnesota Wild, the team said Sunday. Crosby was scheduled to play his first preseason game Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but he missed the home game to fly home to Nova Scotia after..." September 29

  • Penguins' Crosby, Kunitz could play Saturday

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins forwards Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz practiced again Thursday, and coach Mike Johnston said they could be cleared to play in a preseason game Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. "Crosby and Kunitz look good. I would expect if practice goes well [Friday], I'm..." September 25

  • Crosby makes surprise appearance at Penguins training camp

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins center Sidney Crosby made a surprise on-ice appearance at the first day of training camp, skating for the first 50 minutes of a workout at Consol Energy Center. Team officials had said Thursday that he, along with Evgeni Malkin, would miss the early part of camp because of unspecified..." September 20

  • Crosby, Malkin to miss start of training camp

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be held out of the start of training camp, it was announced today by Pittsburgh Penguins Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford." September 18

  • Crosby won't take legal action

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins captain Sidney Crosby pronounced himself 100 percent healthy despite dealing with a wrist injury during the playoffs. He admitted to being “pretty close” to opting for surgery during the summer, but rehabilitated the injury well enough that an operation isn't necessary. The injury..." September 09

  • Sidney Crosby declares himself '100% healthy' ahead of season

    CBS Sports "If the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to make good on an organizational shift coming out of another disappointing postseason, they'll need Sidney Crosby at his best. After suffering a wrist injury late last season, one that may have impacted his playoff performance, his health was a concern coming..." September 08

  • Report Of Crosby’s Arrest Appears To Be False

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Ottawa Sun newspaper set off a firestorm this morning on social media, announcing that Sidney Crosby was arrested in Ottawa. The paper said Crosby was arrested late Tuesday night while driving a rented Porsche in Ottawa. It went on to say the Penguins’ star was taken to police headquarters..." September 03

  • Sidney Crosby won’t have surgery on ‘terrible’ wrist injury

    Yahoo! Sports "A week ago, Sidney Crosby was reportedly days away from having arthroscopic surgery on his injured right wrist. It never happened. According to the Pittsburgh Penguins, their star captain is going to heal himself through physical therapy and happy thoughts, rather than go under the knife,..." July 16

  • Decision on surgery for Crosby still up in the air

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins center Sidney Crosby injured his right wrist “during the season,” general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement released Wednesday. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported earlier Wednesday that Crosby faces arthroscopic surgery on that wrist to correct an injury that limited his..." July 11

  • Penguins star Sidney Crosby to have wrist surgery

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Sidney Crosby is scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist within the next few days to repair damage that a source said impeded his performance in the postseason. Despite saying during and after the Stanley Cup playoffs that he was at full health, the Penguins center "did play..." July 09

  • Sidney Crosby wins Hart Trophy as NHL’s most valuable player

    Toronto Star "Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player. It is Crosby’s second Hart Trophy and fourth nomination. Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers were runners up. Crosby had 36 goals, 68..." June 25

  • Great One backs Sid the Kid after lackluster playoff performance

    Fox Sports "When things don’t go your way, it’s nice to know somebody has your back. When you’re a hockey player, it’s especially nice when that support’s coming from Wayne Gretzky. The Great One gave Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby a vote of confidence on Tuesday while talking with cbc.ca. His..." June 11

  • Crosby agent Brisson not interested in Penguins' GM job

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pat Brisson will not be joining Sidney Crosby in Pittsburgh. Brisson, Crosby's agent, said he is not interested in replacing Ray Shero as the Penguins' general manager. “I wasn't pursuing it,” Brisson said in an email on Monday. “I will continue doing what I'm doing.” Brisson, 49, is one..." May 20

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Not sure if he has interest in being a GM, but many in PIT believe owner Ron Burkle would like Sidney Crosby's agent Pat Brisson to be GM.

  • Is Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby or Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews the best player in hockey today?

    National Post "Sidney Crosby or Jonathan Toews. Four years ago, it was easy choice. You’d take Crosby every day of the week. It wasn’t even worth debating. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain was a scoring champion, the MVP, the player that had won a Stanley Cup before his 22nd birthday and who in 2010 had scored..." May 16

  • Henrik Lundqvist fined $5,000 for spraying Sidney Crosby with water

    CBS Sports "Henrik Lundqvist was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Monday for unsportsmanlike conduct in Sunday's Game 6 against Pittsburgh. Reports earlier on Monday had Lundqvist escaping any kind of discipline for dumping water on Sidney Crosby in a scrum in Game 6 but either the NHL had a change of heart or..." May 13

  • This time, Lemieux visited Crosby in the Pens’ locker room

    Pro Hockey Talk "Considering the way the Pittsburgh Penguins handled defeat in Game 6, it didn’t feel like the New York Rangers merely won on Sunday. To many, it felt like the Rangers got under the Penguins’ skin. That frustration has been quite apparent in the actions and attitude of Penguins star Sidney..." May 12

  • Crosby, Fleury lead Penguins in shutout win over Rangers in Game 3

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Shutting out the New York Rangers on consecutive nights in the Stanley Cup playoffs was not enough for the Penguins. Neither was taking back home-ice advantage with a 2-0 victory in Game 3 at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. “We played smart, but I thought we sat back too much in the..." May 06

  • Crosby, Getzlaf, Giroux named finalists for Ted Lindsay Award

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today that centre Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, centre Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and centre Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers have been nominated as finalists for the 2013-14 Ted Lindsay Award. The Ted..." May 05

  • Crosby, Getzlaf and Giroux voted Hart Trophy finalists

    NHL.com "Forwards Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Hart Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player adjudged to be the most valuable to his team," the National Hockey League announced..." May 01

  • Bylsma: Crosby 'healthy, ready to go'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Sidney Crosby is not playing hurt in the Stanley Cup playoffs, Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said Thursday. “He's like everyone else – healthy and ready to go,” Bylsma said of Crosby, the club captain and top center. The Penguins did not practice Thursday. Their best-of-seven series with..." April 24

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Sid on why to believe in Fleury: "I think the way he’s played speaks for itself. I think he’s done everything he’s had to do to bounce back"

  • Penguins' Crosby, Kunitz in after one-game absences

    NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins will welcome back several players to their lineup when they face the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. In addition to the noted return of defenseman Kris Letang, forwards Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz returned to their normal positions on Pittsburgh's top line during the..." April 09

  • Sidney Crosby gets 100th point on pseudo-throwback night

    Sporting News "It only felt like throwback night at Consol Energy Center on Tuesday: Sidney Crosby reached the 100-point mark for the first time since 2009-10, he made it there on a secondary assist and he lost his temper at the end of the game, as evidenced by a "Rock Bottom"-esque move that put him in the..." April 02

  • Will foolish voters deny Sidney Crosby’s MVP season?

    Yahoo! Sports "At this point in the season we've basically got things figured out. This team is good, that one's bad. This guy is having a great season, that guy's underperforming. As a consequence of this certainty about how things are shaking out, one of the things toward which the hockey world turns its..." March 21

  • Full 82-game slate this year would be a first for Crosby

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It's not as if the young man's resume needs to be fleshed out. At age 26, Penguins center Sidney Crosby already has managed to cross winning a Stanley Cup, earning an NHL scoring championship, receiving a league MVP award and claiming a couple of Olympic gold medals off his to-do list. Among..." March 16

  • Kunitz scores twice, Crosby once as Penguins edge Capitals, 3-2

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Hockey players like to talk about having to weather a storm to win a game, especially on the road. And, if the one the Penguins survived in the first half of the second period in their 3-2 victory Monday night against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center was a Category 5, it's only..." March 11

  • Penguins' Crosby remains Hart Trophy favorite

    NHL.com "It hasn't seemed to matter who his linemates are, or what kind of teammates he's been on the ice with. All Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby has done is produce and help his team win games. And with a daily injury report that has at times read like an all-star game roster, and a Penguins..." February 26

  • Carey Price starting for Canada in medal round; Kunitz back with Crosby

    Yahoo! Sports "Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens will have the crease for Team Canada as they open the Sochi Olympic medal round against the winner of Switerzland and Latvia on Wednesday. Coach Mike Babcock confirmed that Price will get the nod. Price is 2-0-0 with a 0.98 GAA and a .943 save percentage,..." February 18

  • Babcock splits up Crosby and Kunitz for Finland game

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mike Babcock was hesitant to “steal” from one line that’s already working to make another work better, but it appears that’s what Team Canada’s head coach has done ahead of tonight’s game versus Finland. At today’s pre-game skate, wingers Chris Kunitz and Martin St. Louis were off the first..." February 16

  • Babcock thinks Crosby and Kunitz ‘do a lot of good things together’

    Pro Hockey Talk "“Do you plan to leave [Chris Kunitz] with [Sidney Crosby]?” That was the question for Team Canada coach Mike Babcock, and here was his response: “Well, I’ve got lots of plans, but the day’s young and I haven’t been to curling yet, I haven’t been to the Russian game. We’ll see what happens...." February 15

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