IJshockeyer Crosby reached a special milestone in NHL
Sidney Crosby has in the night from Thursday to Friday, a special milestone was reached in the North American ijshockeycompetitie NHL. The star player of the Pittsburgh Penguins passed the border of thousand points.
The 29-year-old Crosby came on a thousand points (goals plus assists) by an assist on the 2-0 of team-mate Chris Kunitz in the thuisduel with the Winnipeg Jets (4-3 victory)
The Canadian is the 86th player in the history of the NHL that are more than a thousand points behind his name.
Crosby, who never for a different team came out than the Penguins, had 757 matches need. Only eleven other players have reached the milestone in less duels than the center.
“It is very nice that I made it, and especially that we have won,” said Crosby. Coach Mike Sullivan was more excited. “This fact underlines yet again what a great player Sidney is.”
1,002 points and many more to come. ?
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Crosby was against the Jets, good for an assist and the winning goal in the extension, so he’s now on 369 goals and 633 assists in his NHL career.
The two-time NHL champion (2009 and 2016) and two-time olympic champion (2010 and 2014) on two-thirds of the current regular season first on the topscorerslijst in the NHL with 31 goals.
His 64 points give him a second place behind Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers, which is by 19 goals and 47 assists in 66 points.
The defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, currently second in the Eastern Conference, behind Washington Capitals.