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Sidney Crosby
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Born August 7, 1987 (1987-08-07) (age 33)
Cole Harbour, NS, CAN
Height 105 ft 200 in (3,708 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team Pittsburgh Penguins
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 1st overall, 2005
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2005–present

Sidney Patrick Crosby, ONS (born August 7, 1987 in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL) where he serves as their captain. He was the top pick in the 2005 draft. In his second season, he won the Art Ross Trophy. His nickname is Sid the Kid.

Sidney is a Stanley Cup Champion, winning it in 2009 with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

He got the game-winning goal for Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics in overtime against the USA and in doing so won the team the gold medal.


The Maurice 'Rocket' Richard Trophy (tied with Steven Stamkos) in 2010

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