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Pens' Head Coach Mike Johnston Wants To "Lessen the Load" for Sidney Crosby

New Pittsburgh Penguins' head coach, Mike Johnston, told the media that he wants to "Lessen the load" for team captain Sidney Crosby. Johnston told Tribune-Review reporter Jason Mackey "Do we have to lessen the load? Yes. We have to ensure that other players on our team take some of the responsibility off his shoulders — both in leadership and also in performance...
Via PensInitiative
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s all on Crosby, Malkin to make it work in Pittsburgh

In what might be the least surprising thing you’ll read on this website: If the Penguins are going to push for the Stanley Cup this season, it’s up to Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin to make it happen. Yes, we know they’re the two best players on the team by far. Heck, they’re two of the best players in the league. They’ve both won MVP awards and they were vital to winning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Upcoming Milestones by @LCJS

Close your eyes.No, on second thought, don't close them.  It's impossible to read that way.Figuratively close you eyes and think back to 2005.  That was the year Sidney Crosby got drafted.  I'm sure you remember the excitement of that moment and dreaming about all the promise that the future would hold.Well, Crosby has played in 550 games since then and is about to...
Via PensInitiative
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Crosby hits the ice with Hockey Canada Sledge players

From the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Facebook page comes this awesome image of Sidney Crosby hitting the ice with Hockey Canada Sledge players.
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Crosby healing nicely

#490360205 / gettyimages.comThe NHL and it's fans are breathing a sigh of relief. The face of the NHL is healing and hopefully, he will be okay when the NHL season begins. -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby said Friday he is pleased with the way his injured right wrist has responded to treatment. "It's good," Crosby told The Associated Press...
Via Goon's World
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby’s wrist should be ready for training camp

It sounds like Sidney Crosby’s recovery from wrist surgery is coming along nicely. He addressed his ailing wrist this summer after revealing he was dealing with the injury for the latter half of 2013-14. So far, Crosby is progressing well and he believes he’ll be ready for training camp. In a report from the AP, Crosby mentioned that he’s pleased with how things have been going...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby is Playing For His Legacy by @ChicksDigHockey

This season marks a new chapter in the Sidney Crosby era of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The reign of Ray Shero and Dan Bylsma, which included a Stanley Cup, has ended. The locker room, rumored to have been plagued by a negative attitude, will have to find a new conscience. The star power is mostly intact but the coaching staff – as well as management – are all new.If it's hard...
Via PensInitiative
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Connor McDavid, hockey’s most important prospect since Crosby

Meet Connor McDavid, the most significant hockey prospect since Sidney Crosby entered the NHL in the 2005 Entry Draft. McDavid is the one prospect that makes lower ranked teams tank for a higher draft pick: he is the Andrew Luck of hockey. He is the prospect that has teams frothing from their proverbial mouths. He has the ability to change a franchise from the second they select...
Via Total Sports Live
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby Accepts The ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby celebrated his birthday today and took time out of his schedule to accept the ALS #IceBucketChallenge as well. Crosby was nominated by Penguins forward Chris Adams and completed the challenge in less than the required 24 hour period. Watch as “Sid the Kid” supports this amazing cause. Birthday boy Sidney Crosby takes on the challenge. The ALS...
Via Beyond The Benches
25 days ago  |  Discuss

What's Wrong With Sidney Crosby? Crosby Girlfriend and Injured Hand Rumors

What in the world is wrong with Sidney Crosby? The Pittsburgh Penguins' superstar is not playing like himself in this postseason and it  is extremely noticeable. Crosby has one goal in 12 playoff games this postseason and only has 10 goals in his last 40 games overall. Crosby has just seven points in 12 playoff games, and has gone without a point in five of the 12 playoff games...
Via PensInitiative
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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