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Pittsburgh Penguins: Did Crosby deserve the Conn Smythe?

The Pittsburgh Penguins dominated their competition en route to their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history. Sidney Crosby earned his second ring and added a new piece of hardware to his resume. That new piece of hardware is just an award for the team’s most valuable player during the playoffs. The Conn Smythe. Surprisingly, Crosby was not Pittsburgh’s leading scorer during...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe among many deserving candidates

The Stanley Cup Final wrapped up on Sunday night, as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 in Game 6 to capture hockey’s biggest trophy. Penguins star Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe as most valuable player with a consistently impressive performance, dominating puck possession and putting up 19 points in 24 playoff games. Crosby was a fine choice for the MVP...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby handed Cup to Trevor Daley for great reason

When Sidney Crosby was presented with the Stanley Cup after the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the San Jose Sharks Sunday night, he skated around with it for a few moments before handing it off to defenseman Trevor Daley, a somewhat unexpected recipient. As NHL.com’s Dan Rosen informed us, Crosby had a very good reason for passing the Cup to Daley first. Crosby said he handed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins top Sharks at the tank to claim Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins are your 2015-16 Stanley Cup champions. The stars were aligned for the Penguins to win the Cup on home ice Friday, but the Sharks forced a Game 6 in San Jose on Sunday. But the second time was the charm for the Penguins, who won their first Stanley Cup Final since 2009, with a 3-1 Game 6 victory. Captain Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy for MVP...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vlasic shoves Crosby into the Sharks bench

Marc-Edouard Vlasic has had an outstanding postseason, but he let his temper get the best of him as he tried to shove Sidney Crosby through the door and into the Sharks bench. That’s a pretty dangerous play. The puck was way over on the other side of the ice and Crosby was shoved into the bench while the door was open. Any number of injuries could occur when a player hits the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Logan Couture says everyone cheats on faceoffs

Logan Couture is trying to backtrack somewhat after making controversial comments that were viewed as bitterness coming from a sore loser. Following the San Jose Sharks’ 2-1 overtime loss in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, Couture vented that Sidney Crosby cheats on faceoffs. Crosby of course won a faceoff that led to the winning goal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

For Sidney Crosby, a second Stanley Cup would quiet ridiculous criticism

It’s difficult to know Sidney Crosby. A hockey prodigy since he was old enough to tie his skates, Crosby has seemingly intentionally cultivated a public persona that’s practically non-existent. He doesn’t have a Twitter account that allows us to peer into his non-hockey thoughts or hobbies. There’s no bushy beard or tattoo sleeve or any offseason photos of Crosby posing with...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Logan Couture accuses Sidney Crosby of cheating on faceoffs

The San Jose Sharks haven’t shied away from making some blunt and controversial comments during the playoffs this season. Most of those have come from head coach Pete DeBoer, but Logan Couture got in on the action by accusing Sidney Crosby of cheating during faceoffs. Logan Couture says Crosby wins offensive zone faceoffs so cleanly because he cheats. Says he gets away with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby’s long road back to the Cup

The NHL Marketing Department finally had its wish fulfilled as Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are back in the Stanley Cup Final. In the days leading up to Game 1, there is no shortage of story lines. You have the “Can the Sharks finally do it?” angle, the Thornton vs. Kessel angle (commonly referred to as the LOL Bruins angle) and a litany of other talking points...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Why fans shouldn't flip over Sidney Crosby touching the trophy

The Pittsburgh Penguins are headed back to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009, but instead of celebrating, people are freaking out because Sidney Crosby touched the Prince of Wales Trophy. Crosby touches the trophy. Sharks will win the Cup. pic.twitter.com/Ams8df2yKJ — Marina Molnar (@mkmolnar) May 27, 2016 NHL superstition rules that players aren’t supposed...
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May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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