A Pittsburgh Penguins equipment staffer deserves an assist for his effort on Thursday night.
Sidney Crosby scored a goal on a breakaway in the Penguins’ 2-1 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. He put in a rebound in the second period after Kris Letang was unable to get a clean shot off. Notably, the goal came after Crosby swung by the bench first and was handed a stick:
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Here’s a closer look at the handoff:
That’s some great teamwork between Crosby and the staffer.
The goal marked Crosby’s 17th of the season and 479th of his career. It came in a loss though, but the Penguins still have 57 points this season.