Latest Sidney Crosby News

Rivals Crosby and Ovechkin relish being All-Star teammates

Feb. 04, 2023 19:20 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin have played dozens of regular-season and playoff games against each other since breaking into the NHL together in 2005. The longtime rivals and respective captains of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals have also...

NHL takes skills showcase outside, McDavid shines inside

Feb. 03, 2023 22:36 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sidney Crosby got dunked into a tank of water, Nick Suzuki holed a golf ball with a hockey stick and the NHL made hockey an outdoor sport for its skills showcase in South Florida. Two new events outside in the sun highlighted the league's annual skills...

Ovechkin, and Ovi Jr., take the ice at All-Star skills night

Feb. 03, 2023 22:35 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — When you’ve got the second-most goals in NHL history, you’re evidently permitted to bring a guest onto the ice for the All-Star Skills competition. That’s why there were two No. 8 Washington jerseys out there Friday night. Capitals star...

All-Star festivities showcase next generation of NHL stars

Feb. 02, 2023 09:51 AM EST

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New Jersey Devils players watch from the bench often and marvel at some of the things Jack Hughes can do on the ice. “Every game, at least a couple times, I’ll be like, ‘Oh my God, that guy’s amazing,'” forward Michael McLeod said. “He just...

Couture leads Sharks past Penguins 6-4 to end four-game skid

Jan. 28, 2023 23:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Logan Couture and the San Jose Sharks made sure they didn’t let a late third-period lead slip away for a second consecutive night. Couture had two goals and three assists for his first career five-point game as the San Jose Sharks beat the Pittsburgh Penguins...

Ovechkin scores, Capitals beat Penguins 3-2 in shootout

Jan. 26, 2023 22:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom was grumpier than his usual self the morning before he and the Washington Capitals faced the Pittsburgh Penguins. “It happens sometimes when you’ve lost two in a row," he said. By the end of the night, Backstrom flipped the...

Letang scores twice in return, Pens beat Panthers 7-6 in OT

Jan. 24, 2023 22:55 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Amid a nightmarish season off the ice, Kris Letang has been searching for joy. A sense of normalcy. He found a little of both Tuesday night. The veteran Pittsburgh defenseman scored twice in his return from a lower-body injury, the second with 54...

Hamilton scores in OT to give Devils 2-1 win over Penguins

Jan. 22, 2023 17:50 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Dougie Hamilton scored on the power play in overtime and Vitek Vanecek made 25 saves to give the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Jack Hughes and Nico Hischier assisted on Hamilton's 11th goal of the season at the 2:07 mark. ...

Lightning’s Stamkos scores 500th NHL goal against Canucks

Jan. 19, 2023 00:21 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has scored his 500th regular-season NHL goal. The 32-year-old center took a slick pass from Alex Killorn and put a backdoor tap in past Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin to open the scoring 4:40 into the first...

Brady Tkachuk scores in OT as Senators beat Penguins 5-4

Jan. 19, 2023 00:12 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk scored 25 seconds into overtime, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Wednesday night. Alex DeBrincat, Tim Stutzle, Drake Batherson and Shane Pinto also scored for Ottawa (20-21-3), which went 4 for 9 on the power play....