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Sidney Crosby is 20 years old and born on August 7, 1987 in Nova Scotia, Canada. He is 5ft, 11in and 200lbs and Crosby was drafted in 2005 in the 1st round, 1st overall. He plays center and shoots right for the Pittsburgh Penguins and his rookie season of 2006 he was 6th in scoring with 102 points and he had 39 goals with 63 assists. In his second season of 2006-2007 he became the youngest player to win a scoring title. He played his first career game on October 5, 2005 against the New Jersey Devils. On May 31, 2007 Crosby was named Pittsburgh's team captain and he is the youngest playerin NHL history to become a team captain. Crosby attended Astral Drive Junior High School and when he turned 15 he transferred to Shattuck-Saint Mary's in Fairbualt, Minnesota. Crosby has an endorsement deal with Reebok and designed a fashion line in 2007. During the season Crosby lives with the Lemieux family in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. In 2006 he bought his own house in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He holds the team record for most assists in a season by a rookie with 63. He also holds the team record of most points in a season by a rookie with 102. First rookie to get 100 points and 100 penalty minutes in the same season. He is the youngest player in NHL history to record 100 points in a season and also the youngest to record 200 career points. He is also the youngest to have 2 consecutive 100 point seasons and the youngest to be voted to an NHL All-Satr Game. People believe that Crosby is one of the best to ever play and people believe he will do some amazing things down the road. People think he will pass team and NHL records and set many team and NHL records.

 

 

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