NHL MVP Sidney Crosby scored twice and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-4 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
These athletes rack up championships yet manage to remain completely boring.
Sidney Crosby and his agent believe Zdeno Chara intentionally punched the Penguins’ captain’s jaw. Real-time video says otherwise.
The Ted Lindsay Award is handed out after every NHL season to the player who is deemed to be most outstanding as voted on by the members of the NHL Players’ Association.
The Boston Bruins practiced for one final time on Friday before finally heading off for Pittsburgh, and head coach Claude Julien showed off some new defensive pairings ahead of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Penguins.
“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”
Sidney Crosby won’t even attend the NHL All-Star game this weekend because he’s still recovering from a concussion.