Sidney Crosby Life Summary

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Sidney Crosby’s life Summary Sidney Crosby was born on August 7, 1987 in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada. He plays as a Canadian professional ice hockey player who serves as a captain of the Pittsburgh penguins of the NHL. Crosby was playing for the Quebec major league until he was drafted by the penguins. He earned back-to-back CHL player of the year awards and led his club to the 2005 Memorial Cup finals, during his two-year Major Junior career with the Rimouski Oceanic. He was nicknamed “The Next One”, leading many to refer to the 2005 Draft Lottery as the most highly regarded draft picks in hockey history. Crosby finished sixth in League scoring with 102 points (39 goals, 63 assists) and was a runnerup for the Calder Memorial Trophy (won…show more content…
After competing in the 2003 U-18 junior world cup, he represented Canada back-to-back IIHF world U20 championships winning silver in 2004 and gold in 2005. In 2015 he led teams Canada to gold in the world championship in Prague, thus becoming a member of the triple Gold Club and the only player in the club to have captained and three winning teams. Sidney Crosby NHL career Entering the 2005 NHL entry draft, Crosby was listed first overall in the NHL central scouting Bureau and International scouting services respective rankings of prospects. He had also won the milky Bossy Trophy as the QMJHL’s best Prospect. On July 30, 2005, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected first overall Sidney Crosby for the NHL draft. Positioning for the 2005 draft was conducted via a weighted lottery based on each team’s playoff appearances and draft lottery victories in the last four years, due to the Labour stoppage that suspended the entire 2004-05 NHL season. Crosby’s personal life Crosby lived with the Lemieux family Sewickley, Pennsylvania from 2005 until 2010. In the spring of 2010, Crosby purchased his own home in the same area he bought his first house

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