2016 World Cup of Hockey

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Sidney Crosby
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
08-07-1987
HT/WT
5'11 / 200
Shoots
L
Hometown
Cole Harbour, N.S
Teams
2016 World Cup of Hockey - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Captained Canada to a gold medal at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic … Captained Canada to a gold medal at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Team orientation camp in Calgary, Alta., in August 2013 … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C., scoring the overtime game-winning goal in the gold medal game … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Team orientation camp in Calgary, Alta., in August 2009 … Played for Canada at the 2006 IIHF World Championship in Latvia, finishing fourth … Led the 2006 IIHF World Championship in scoring and was named Top Forward by the IIHF Directorate … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2005 IIHF World Junior Championship in Grand Forks, N.D. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2004 IIHF World Junior Championship in Finland … Fifth-ever 16-year-old to play for Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship and was the youngest Canadian player to ever score a goal at a World Juniors … Played for Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2003 Junior World Cup in the Czech Republic, finishing fourth and leading the team in scoring … Captained Nova Scotia at the 2003 Canada Winter Games in Bathurst, N.B., finishing sixth, and was the tournament’s top scorer as an under-ager

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2015-16: His 11th NHL season, all with Pittsburgh … Ninth season as Pittsburgh captain … Won the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh … Won the Conn Smythe Trophy as NHL playoff MVP … Finalist for the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP … Named to the NHL First All-Star Team … Third in NHL scoring … Tied for second in the NHL in game-winning goals (9) … Recorded his 600th NHL assist on April 2 vs. N.Y. Islanders … Recorded his 900th NHL point on Feb. 6 vs. Florida … 2014-15: Third in NHL scoring … Registered his 800th NHL point on Nov. 26 vs. Toronto … Recorded his 500th NHL assist on Oct. 18 vs. N.Y. Islanders …  2013-14: Won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s top scorer and Hart Trophy as NHL MVP … Recorded his 700th NHL point on Nov. 29 vs. Tampa Bay … 2012-13: Despite missing 12 games due to injury, finished third in NHL scoring and second in assists … Was Pittsburgh’s nominee for the Bill Masterton Trophy … 2011-12: Missed much of the NHL season due to a concussion/neck injury … Became the seventh-fastest player (430 games) to reach 600 NHL points on March 30 vs. Buffalo … 2010-11: Led the NHL in scoring through 41 games, before missing the rest of the season with a concussion/neck injury … 2009-10: Tied a career high with nine shots against Florida on Jan. 3 … 2008-09: Led Pittsburgh to its third Stanley Cup championship … Recorded his third 100-point season … Finished third in NHL scoring and second in assists … Had points in 16 consecutive games from Feb. 16 to Apr. 1, registering 20 points … Voted to start in the NHL All-Star Game, but could not play due to injury … 2007-08: Led Pittsburgh to the Stanley Cup Final … Named team captain, becoming the youngest captain in NHL history … Missed 29 games with a high ankle sprain … Had 24 multi-point games … Played his 200th NHL game on Jan. 3 vs. Toronto … Led all players with 20 assists in the NHL playoffs … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2006-07: An alternate captain with Pittsburgh … Led the NHL in scoring … Won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer and Hart Trophy as NHL MVP … Only the third player in NHL history to reach 100 points in his second season after scoring 100 or more in his rookie season (Mario Lemieux, Peter Stastny) … Scored a goal on Mar. 2 vs. Carolina, making him the youngest player in NHL history to record 200 career points (19 years, 207 days) … Led all vote-getters in NHL All-Star Game balloting (825,783) and started for the Eastern Conference on Jan. 24 in Dallas … Is the youngest player (19 years, five months) to start in an NHL All-Star Game since fan balloting began in 1986 … 2005-06: Youngest player to reach 100 points in a season … Led the Penguins in goals (39), assists (63) and points (102) … Led all NHL rookies in assists and finished second in points … Set a Pittsburgh rookie scoring record with 102 points, breaking Mario Lemieux’s mark of 100 (1984-85) … Amateur: Played with the QMJHL’s Rimouski Oceanic from 2003-05 … Won the QMJHL championship with Rimouski in 2005 … Named CHL Player of the Year and CHL Offensive Player of the Year in 2003-04 and 2004-05 … Won the Jean Béliveau Trophy, given to the top scorer in the QMJHL, and the Michel-Brière Trophy, for QMJHL MVP, in 2003-04 and 2004-05 … Named to the CHL First All-Star Team in 2003-04 and 2004-05 … Named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team in 2003-04 and 2004-05 … Named CHL Rookie of the Year and QMJHL Rookie of the Year in 2003-04 … Set a QMJHL record for most points (135) by a 16-year-old in 2003-04 … Played in the CHL Canada-Russia Challenge in 2003 … Minor Hockey: Won the USA National Midget Championship with Shattuck St. Mary’s in 2003 … Was the top scorer and MVP at the 2002 Air Canada Cup, Canada’s National Midget Championship, with the Dartmouth Subways … Names Paul Mason as his favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Son of Troy and Trina … Has one sister, Taylor, who attended Canada’s National Women’s Program goaltending camp in June 2013 … Won the Atlantic baseball championship with the Cole Harbour Cardinals in 1998 … Favourite NHL player growing up: Steve Yzerman … His father Troy, a goaltender, was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1984

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
6
10
3
7
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Sep 29, 2016
1
0
1
0
Sep 27, 2016
2
0
2
0
Sep 24, 2016
3
1
2
0
Sep 21, 2016
1
1
0
0
Sep 20, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 17, 2016
3
1
2
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2016 World Cup of Hockey
8
12
3
9
0
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2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – HCL 2 (Championship)
Three second-period goals helped Canada to its 14th Spengler Cup.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 3 – MIN 2 (Semifinal)
Marc-Antoine Pouliot had three points, and Canada advanced to the Spengler Cup championship game.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – MHK 1 (Quarter-Final)
Raymond, Gormley and Ebbett had 1G 2A each, and Canada advanced.
2016-17 NMT - CAN 4 – HCD 3 (Preliminary)
Ebbett scored the winner, and Canada edged the Spengler Cup hosts.
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