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Sidney Crosby isn't concerned about making history. He'd also prefer not to have the Pittsburgh Penguins repeat it.
Sure, Crosby is enjoying Pittsburgh's 14-game winning streak. Yet he also knows his team's perfect run through March won't mean a thing if the Penguins don't come through in May and June.
''I don't think anyone is going to remember (this) come playoff time,'' Crosby said.
The Penguins moved within three games of the NHL record for consecutive victories by easing by the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday. Pittsburgh can draw within two of the mark set by the Mario Lemieux-led Penguins in 1992-93 on Saturday against the New York Islanders.
It's heady territory. Yet Crosby insists it won't mean much if it this ride doesn't end with a Stanley Cup. The Penguins' quest for a three-peat 20 years ago ended with a loss to the Islanders in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Pittsburgh's current star-studded group doesn&...
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The Pittsburgh Penguins debuted their new and improved roster today against the New York Islanders, but it took just 90 seconds for Sidney Crosby to leave the game after taking a Brooks Orpik slapshot to the face. If you watch the replay closely, you can see a couple of Sid’s teeth go flying before he is knocked down to the ice. This is the third time in the last year that Crosby...
NHL leading scorer Sidney Crosby got hit in the face with a puck shot by his own teammate Brooks Orpik just minutes into the Pittsburgh Penguins matinee against the New York Islanders and did not ruturn to the ice. Crosby was seen crouched over bleeding but was able to leave the ice without help.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins debuted their new and improved roster today against the New York Islanders, but just 50 seconds in Sidney Crosby left the game after taking slapshot in face. If you watch the replay closely, you can see a couple of Sid’s teeth go flying before he is knocked down to the ice. This is the third time in the last year that Crosby has taken a puck to the face...
Sidney Crosby has been hit in the mouth by a puck and the Pittsburgh Penguins' star captain will not return to the game against the New York Islanders.
A bloodied Crosby skated off the ice with a towel covering his mouth after Brooks Orpik's slap shot from the point deflected off a stick and hit the NHL scoring leader just 1:28 into Saturday's game.
Crosby, who immediately...
Since Sidney Crosby doesn't skate with an aquarium on his head, he took a puck to the chin/teeth during today's match with the Islanders.
Initial reports are hospital, dental work. 0-0, 15 to...
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Just when everything seemed to be running smoothly in Pittsburgh (long winning streak, three new additions including Jarome Iginla), a Brooks Orpik slapper deflected off a stick and struck Sidney Crosby in the face.
Be warned. The video below will make you cringe as an unsuspecting Crosby takes a puck right to the mouth.
Crosby was able to leave the ice, but was...
The Penguins will have to go for their 15th straight victory Saturday without their captain Sidney Crosby.
The Pittsburgh superstar took a puck right to the face in the first period against the Islanders, and was forced to head to the hospital after the injury. Teammate Brooks Orpik‘s shot deflected and struck Crosby directly in the face, causing him to bleed and leave the game...
The panel discussed trades/who is available, did the Penguins (Sidney Crosby) tamper with the Iginla trade and the Phoenix Coyotes situation.
Look out, the NHL's highest scoring team is learning to play defense too.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have ripped off 13 straight wins, the second longest streak in franchise history. While they're getting the typical production from star center Sidney Crosby, the Penguins are developing into one of the league's top defensive teams.
Pittsburgh has allowed just nine goals...
Whether they're adding player after player to an already star-laden roster or notching another victory during their impressive winning streak, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been making headlines for most of March.
Sidney Crosby believes none of it will matter in the grand scheme of things, though, unless Pittsburgh hoists the Stanley Cup.
With newly acquired Jarome Iginla not...
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