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New Washington coach Dale Hunter professed great admiration for Sidney Crosby and knew seven years ago that he would become a great player.
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Since Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned from his 10 month absence due to concussion related symptoms, he has taken the NHL by storm, again. After just 5 games Crosby has 11 points (2G, 9A) and a +6 rating as he lead the Penguins to a 3-1-1 record. It’s almost like he he never missed a game, let alone 60. He’s averaging over 2 points per game, and his vision and puck...
Sidney Crosby will face the Washington Capitals for the first time since last year's Winter Classic on New Years Day, where he was on the wrong end of a hit to the end that ultimately caused him to be sidelined until late last month.The Pittsburgh Penguins (14-7-4) have gone 8-0-1against the Washington Capitals since the second round of the 2009 playoffs, including a 3-2 overtime...
WASHINGTON -- Sidney Crosby had gotten at least one point in each of his previous 11 regular-season visits to Verizon Center. Not this time. He had been involved in almost every one of the games in an 11-0-2 streak Washington had built against the Penguins, too. That streak's over, too.
Sidney Crosby returns to Broadway Tuesday night already at the top of his game, with nine points in his first four appearances following a 10-month concussion absence. It is an example of patience the Rangers only can hope bodes well for one of their most important players.
Pittsburgh Penguins (14-7-4) @ Washington Capitals (12-10-1)
TV: ROOT, NHLN-US, CSN-Wash
Verizon Center - Washington, DC
This will be Sidney Crosby's first game against the Capitals since "the incident." It's Dale Hunter's second game behind the Caps' bench. He'd love to get his first win as an NHL head...
In the Montreal recap, we wondered why Crosby wasn't given an assist on that Staal goal. We saw some chatter on Twitter about it, too. Well, the NHL gatekeepers have decided to give Crosby that assist. So his stat line this season is now 2g7a9p.
We remember reading or hearing somewhere that players make a habit of visiting the powers that be...
Sidney Crosby's absence did little to diminish the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins, but his return certainly increases the excitement - and could shine more of a spotlight on struggling Alex Ovechkin.
A 4-3 win by the New York Rangers sent the Penguins to their first regulation loss since center Sidney Crosby's return from an 11-month absence
The Rangers' biggest names led them past the biggest name in hockey, Sidney Crosby, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, Tuesday night at the Garden, as Brad Richards, Marian Gaborik and captain Ryan Callahan headed a four-goal second period.
Sidney Crosby's triumphant first games kept the Penguins atop Adrian Dater's weekly rankings while the Red Wings righted themselves. Meanwhile, the sinking Capitals hit reset.
WASHINGTON--As if a Penguins-Capitals contest needed added story lines. Yet there are plenty of them going into tonight's game at the Verizon Centre, more than the usual Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin platform which the NHL used to love to...
The New York Rangers (12-5-3) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (14-6-4) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 214Probable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikFedotenko-Richards-CallahanAvery-Dubinsky-PrustBoyle-Mitchell-HagelinMcDonagh-GirardiDel Zotto-SauerWoywitka...
For the second time in as many games, the Pittsburgh Penguins will try to beat a team with a new coach.
The Penguins look to secure a winning road trip Saturday night by keeping the struggling Carolina Hurricanes winless under Kirk Muller.
Backed by a solid defensive effort, Pittsburgh (15-7-4) improved to 2-1-0 on a four-game trek with a 2-1 win over Washington on Thursday. Though...